PaintPRO Archives


Vol. 7 No. 3
May/June 2005
Issue No. 30

PaintPRO Volume 7 No 2 Cover:This sidewalk illustration of the life cycle of a frog was created at an Arkansas school by Steven Ochs, art professor at Southern Arkansas University, and Gerald Taylor, of Images in Concrete. The water-based stains they used were made by Smith Paint Products, featured in this issue.


Primers of the Future — Coming Your Way
As VOC regulations spread across the country, you’ll need to pay attention to how you store and use the new formulations.
by Christina Camara

Coloring Concrete
Get a slice of the hot market for decorative concrete by learning some of these coloring techniques.
by David Thompson

Deck Stains: Using Low-VOC Products
Tips for applying newly formulated deck stains.
by Susan Brimo-Cox

Painter of the Month: Philip Emmerling, Portland, Oregon: This decorative painter has found an appreciative market both on the West Coast and in high-end Asian hotels.
by John Strieder

Manufacturer Profile: Smith Paint Products: This manufacturer of specialty coatings (for everything from taxidermy to hot-air balloons) has now come out with water-based stains for decorative concrete.
by Jeff Woodard

The Perfect Cover-up
Drop cloths, while often given little thought, are an important part of a successful painting job.
by Bent Mikkelsen

Estimating Etc.
More thoughts on using factors or multiples.
by Len Hijuelos

Faux Techniques: LusterStone
Painting Tips
Product News
Product Profiles
Toolbox: Painter's Gadgets


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