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8. 33 When all the strips are down, go over the wall again with the wallboard knife to remove any torn fragments of paper. Remove all traces of paste using a damp sponge and either a TSP or TSP-PF solution or wallpaper removal product (most types dissolve the paste, but you should check the manufacturer’s instructions to be sure). Some wallpaper glue can be especially stubborn. If you can’t dissolve yours, sand the walls with 220-grit sandpaper to remove the glue, and then wash the walls down with a TSP solution (see Chapter 1).
Pencils: Make sure you have both plain and colored pencils for marking patterns and lines before you start painting. ߜ Plain white tissue paper: This is a key tool if you want a crumpled tissue paper finish on your walls. ߜ ߜ Plastic grocery bags: This tool gives the bagging technique its name. ߜ ߜ ߜ Plastic wrap: Use this as an alternate for grocery bags in the bagging technique. Scissors: For cutting sponges and paper patterns for stencils. White poster board: Use this for trying out paint and glaze combinations and practicing finishing techniques before you start any of the projects.
5. Use 180-grit sandpaper to sand the patch in a circular motion until the patch feels smooth and level with surrounding walls. 6. 7. Vacuum the sanded patch to remove dust. Wipe the area lightly with damp sponge, and let the patch dry completely before brushing on primer. 51 52 Part I: Preparing for Your Painting Project Repairing Holes in Drywall Stuff You Need to Know Toolbox: ߜ Utility knife ߜ Fiberglass mesh tape (if ߜ ߜ ߜ ߜ ߜ ߜ ߜ the hole is through the drywall) Broad knife Drywall mud 120-grit sandpaper Sanding block Vacuum cleaner with brush attachment Sealer (for deep holes) Primer Fixing holes and shallow dents or scratches in drywall with drywall mud creates an even, like-new surface for painting.