Postby rosa » Fri May 04, 2007 11:54 am


is it ok to use standard primer on mdf?

i`ve used DULUX DIFFICULT SURFACE PRIMER , but find it very thick and hard to work with.

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Postby thedoctor » Sun May 06, 2007 9:26 am

No Rosa, It is infinatelly better to use an MDF primer on MDF as it is such a porous surface and if not prepared correctly the paint will peel off in no time. See our project on priming MDF we have some in there.
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Postby TheDoctor4 » Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:00 am


We do now have a project page all about priming MDF including how to prepare and paint it:

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