Trouble with oil base primer
I am practicing on a drawer back before I start to paint my cabinets and am having a very difficult time with the oil primer. I am using BM Fresh Start, the first time I applied it I was using an older Purdy brush and it turned out to be real "ropy" and rough. Talked to the paint store, he suggested a new "white china bristle brush" and to thin the primer (even tho on the back of the can it clearly states "Do not thin". So bought the brush and thined the primer, it still turned out ropy and rought altho not quite as bad. What am I doing wrong? I usually work with latex (hate oil) and never have a problem. Can someone please help me. After reading all day yesterday I am thinking about buying FPE paint (right now I have BM Satin Impervo) but am concerned about trying another oil primer until I figure out my problem. Thank you so much.