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Ron Taylor, Traditional Painter, is an expert in hand painted kitchens. He also specialises in Spray painting in Warwick. A previous article is a masterclass in a spray painted kitchen. This video shows Ron demonstrating how to spray bannisters. Spindle spray painting in Warwick Assuming you have set up the equipment correctly, the nuts and Read More
We specialise in hand painted kitchens, but the following is a Spray painted kitchen masterclass from Ron Taylor, Traditional Painter for Warwickshire. There are so many things that can go wrong when spraying top coats to a showroom quality finish in situ. However, as they say, professionals make their work look so easy. Below, Ron Read More
Ron Taylor, Traditional Painter for Warwickshire, is a hand painting specialist who has also mastered spraying. He provides a quick review of the Tecnover TR4000P airless diaphragm spray unit he uses for painting kitchens, bedroom furniture and general paintwork. About Tecnover Tecnover is an Italian company who have been making spray equipment for around 30 Read More
Ron Taylor was asked to spray paint a piano. It follows on from the article hand painted furniture with a difference. How do you spray paint a piano? Not just any spray finish, spray paint a piano with a high gloss white spray finish – in situ. Ron knows how. The project was not without Read More
Scuff-X from Benjamin Moore has captured the interest of a fair few decorators in the UK. Ron Taylor Traditional Painter for Warwickshire has been putting it through its paces over recent months. These are his findings so far. Following that is my Traditional Painter take on one of the manufacturers’ claims about Scuff-X features. Benjamin Read More
Updated from original in 2012 We cover the options to apply Zinsser BIN paint in aerosol cans or by spray, brush or roller. Zinsser BIN is for you if you need to paint over knots in pine, tannin in oak, or old water stains or nicotine on plaster. These all affect the pigment in conventional Read More
Traditional Painter Scot Hindley took an enquiry to spray paint a wooden kitchen in Cheadle. Emails were sent back and forth and it became apparent that the client wanted him to respray rather than hand paint the finish. Scot is an expert paint sprayer, and over a couple of visits he discussed the processes and Read More
Traditional Painter, Scot Hindley, takes us through this project to paint a wooden kitchen in Manchester. Scot is an expert at hand-painted finishes, but one of his specialities is spraying, which is just as well, as the clients specifically requested a sprayed finish. The clients from Prestwich, Manchester, contacted me via the Traditional Painter website Read More
This article about Painting new MDF Wardrobes in Coventry is by Ron Taylor, Traditional Painter in Warwickshire. He is a hand-painting specialist, but at times, brushes and rollers aren’t the correct approach. In this case, by spraying, he was able to maintain the detail and definition on a very fiddly surface, and also achieved the Read More
Ron Taylor was recently asked about spray painting wicker chairs. Spraying is really the only way to to paint something like this. It is possible with a brush but it would be very time consuming and the finish wouldn’t be consistent. How to colour match to a piece of wicker? The customer had a sample 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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