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Amish build shed - need a new coat

Posted by tom_nwnj (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 26, 12 at 16:45

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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RE: Amish build shed - need a new coat

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.


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RE: Amish build shed - need a new coat

Good rec. from the paint guy. And remember "Amish made" can also mean "Cheaply made"


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RE: Amish build shed - need a new coat

Paint the roof in dark red and walls in white. Just an idea.


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