Amish build shed - need a new coat

tom_nwnjMarch 26, 2012

Hi, the DW bought this shed about 10 years ago. Starting to show some wear. My guess is this shed has latex paint on it now, but just a guess. The fella at the home center I can put latex paint (Benjamin Moore) on it, or opaque stain, my choice. He says it doesn't matter.

Life isn't usually so simple, so may easy choices.

What should I paint this shed with?

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Moorguard Low Lustre would be my choice (red label). If you like a little more shine you could use the soft gloss instead (blue label). After sanding and scraping the peeling wood, you should use a alkyd exterior primer (oil based) on the raw wood.

    Bookmark   March 27, 2012 at 1:31PM
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Good rec. from the paint guy. And remember "Amish made" can also mean "Cheaply made"

    Bookmark   March 30, 2012 at 2:42PM
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Paint the roof in dark red and walls in white. Just an idea.

    Bookmark   April 13, 2012 at 3:22AM
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