Painting MDF furniture


Postby SamSamani » Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:21 am

Hi, I made a small slide baord from MDF and have used Leyland gloss in black for finish, however paint keeps chiping away...any ideas why?
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Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Tue Feb 16, 2010 10:52 pm

did you prime and undercoat it first?
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Postby SamSamani » Wed Feb 17, 2010 9:17 am

[quote="chris_on_tour2002"]did you prime and undercoat it first?[/quote][quote] used dulex primer then gloss finish[/quote]
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Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Wed Feb 17, 2010 10:45 am

how many coats of primer and undercoat? did you make sure that the surface of the mdf was free of dust and grease and any other contaminants before you painted?
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Postby Murdoch » Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:16 pm

[quote="SamSamani"][quote="chris_on_tour2002"]did you prime and undercoat it first?[/quote][quote] used dulex primer then gloss finish[/quote][/quote]

Was it an mdf primer?
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Postby TheDoctor4 » Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:04 am

Hi

If you would like to find out more about MDF primers and also how to prepare, prime and paint MDF check out our project page here: http://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects/mdf.htm

Kind Regards

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