The Fox paintbrush from MyPaintBrush is Developed and Used by Traditional Painters. This is a run down on how to get the best out of the British made paintbrush, with insights from the developer, Martin Guest, and Fox fan, Jack Pauhl, plus some background on how this super brush, made in Britain, came about. Whether Read More
Lee Simone explains a project involving a hand painted dining table and chairs that he repainted in his Whixley, Yorkshire based workshop. For this project I was contacted by a lady in Halifax who had inherited this lovely table and chairs which she wanted repaired and updated. She had decided on having the chairs and Read More
Brushes are a painter’s most important tool, and whether you are a pro painter, a jobbing builder or a DIY painting enthusiast, the Brush Mate has long been the most useful piece of equipment you can have to keep oil paint bushes in perfect condition. The fluid that keeps brushes so supple in a Brushmate Read More
We rate the Blogging Painters website for their indepth knowledge and dynamic approach to making decorating better in America. Blogging Painters recommend Erecta Rack for its practicality and efficiency, and on the strength of their recommendation, many painters in the USA have been happily using this simple stacking system for a while now. UK painters Read More
Throughout the east midlands, throughout the country in fact, homeowners are debating the pros and cons of a new kitchen. The oak is looking a bit shabby and not at all chic any more. The pine has turned as orange as a UK soap star, but on the upside, you know where every cooking utensil Read More
I received this information a while back from Frank Michielsen of Cling On paint brushes from Holland. Definitely an interesting concept – a Continental artist shape brush with a conventional square cut tip, also an oval sash. I am a self-employed painter in Holland, for thirty years now and still enjoying the trade, but can Read More
This is the second Ron Taylor article on best brushes. Brushes for acrylic trim paint has got to be the most difficult of articles because of the finish expected by customers and painters alike. Which brush for which paint? We are talking acrylic paint, not hybrid paint (assorted variations of water-borne). Also, the question of Read More
This is one of two articles by Ron Taylor, Traditional Painter for Warwickshire about best brushes – for emulsion and acrylic paint on walls and ceilings. Ron gives some background to the main variables that can affect your choice of brush for various wall and ceiling paint. He has persevered with many brushes and water-based Read More
A while back our colleagues at My Paint Brush introduced the UK to the N. American Wilco Brush Vest. Review time folks, for this simple concept solving a pretty big problem, assuming you have a synthetic bristle paint brush that you want to keep in good condition, store and or move from place to place. Read More
Wooster Brushes are taking a concerted tilt at the popular Proform Picasso with 3 angled Oval Sash brushes: the FTP OS, the Alpha OS and the Silver Tip OS. When I was asked to test out the FTP, apart from thinking, How lucky are we decorators to live in an age of true competition between Read More
If the info we have shared in TP blog articles has given you the confidence to paint kitchen cabinets and furniture yourself, that is great. And in general, we hope that all homeowners, DIY and trade can take away & use our ideas for decorating better, faster or cleaner than the accepted norm.
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