Step 3: Wipe off Excess Glaze

wiping excess glaze from the stiff-bristled brush with a clean rag
Photo: Wendell T. Webber
«»
Use a clean rag or paper towel to wipe excess glaze off the brush.
Ask TOH users about Painting

Contribute to This Story Below

    More in Painting & Finishes

    Tools List

    • paintroller
      Paint roller
    • styrofoam cups
      Styrofoam cups
    • stir sticks
      Stir sticks
    • paint tray and liner
      Paint tray and liners
    •  
    • 3-inch angled paintbrush
      3-inch angled paintbrush
    • 4-inch-wide stiff-bristle brush
      4-inch-wide stiff-bristle brush. Look for a brush that is stiff and coarse, like a whisk broom, a scrub brush, or this wallpaper paste brush with the soft tips lopped off.
    • cleaning rag
      Clean rag or paper towel

    Shopping List

    Clear acrylic latex glaze

    Latex paint
    Two colors for the upper walls and three colors for the wainscot; the base coat should be a satin finish or glossier.