Author Archives: Jose A. Brown
Author Archives: Jose A. Brown
Choosing the appropriate spray gun for a particular job contributes a great deal to the quality of the finished job. Professional and DIY painters today have a variety of choices between the various types of spray painters available on the market. When it comes to precision painting and detailing, HVLP spray guns are a popular choice. High Volume Low-Pressure spray guns are designed in a similar manner to air operated spray guns.Continue reading
Have you ever sprayed a latex paint? If yes, you might understand the various methods that are used to apply the paint. Though I may not know the technique you used, I am convinced that you incorporated one of the three major methods of applying the paint.
Latex paints are valuable because of their wash-ability, adhesion. These paints can be easily applied to surfaces by the use of a paintbrush or a roller. However, this technique might be very tiresome, and you might want something a bit comfortable and not time-consuming. Therefore, spray painting is a better choice in case speed, surface area and texture is consider to be an issue.Continue reading
Portable air compressors are the most utilized pieces of equipment in both professional and home use capacities. These devices supply volumes and volumes of pressurized air that is used to operate a variety of other heavy equipment.
Portable air compressors occur in a variety of brands, designs, and sizes. Different air compressor units are built to suit different customer uses. However, most air compressors will effectively merge several jobs requiring compressed air. This leads us to ask then, what is the best portable air compressor available on the market?Continue reading
DIY paint jobs can be a mix of fun and challenge rolled up into one learning experience. Spray painting is a fun experience when properly done using the appropriate equipment. Before delving into the whole spray painting business, it is important to understand the concept of spray painting, the types of spray painting techniques and the advantages and shortcomings of one technique over another. This helps to appreciate spray painting better and will definitely help to discern better what the best airless paint sprayer is.Continue reading
Dealing with latex paint can often be a daunting task to most people. This is often because many painters don’t really understand what latex paints are and the general specifics on what to do and not to do. While this is understandable, there’s a little bit of science behind successful paint jobs.
Most beginner painters often struggle with the question of how to thin latex paint ;
Have you ever be confronted with problems of lacquer drying on your woodwork with unwanted clots?
Or sometimes the liquid splashes over you and the nearby furniture you never intended to spray?
If yes, then you are lucky because here is the remedy for the problems.
Lacquer might prove to be complicated when being sprayed. In some cases, you may follow all the mixing instructions on the lacquer container and the final product may not come out the way you expected it to be. Combining the mixing skills and the spraying skills which you will learn in a little while, your final product will be awesome, and you will be glad.Continue reading
You'll often hear a debate about which chemical finishing product is superior: polyurethane vs. polycrylic. Each finish has its own pros and cons, which are discussed in the upcoming sections below to help you make an informed decision when you have a task to choose between them.
There are some major differences in polycrylic and polyurethane. Having knowledge about these differences gives you an insight into each of their practical applications.Continue reading
If you want to have a long lasting protection for your wood surface and make it look beautiful in a natural way, then covering it with a polyurethane varnish is an excellent choice. Polyurethane is among the most durable and toughest clear coatings. Spraying polyurethane can be one of the messiest jobs to accomplish. However, if done the right way, it can bring out the natural grain and beauty of the wood and protect it for a long time.Continue reading
If you want to check AC output and fuses in your home, terminals of the wires, batteries of a cordless impact driver and the motor driver of your saws, so you need a digital multimeter. A digital multimeter should most definitely be a part of every lab, workshop and for household DIY repairs. The best digital multimeter is the one that can record rapidly changing values with pinpoint accuracy across the variety of testing modes.
A digital multimeter is a testing tool or measuring device. It is basically a measuring device used to measure different electrical values such as voltage (volts), current (amperes), resistance (ohms) and continuity.Continue reading
A pocket knife can be defined as a portable and foldable knife that can be carried around in the pocket. They are versatile and are mostly used for mobile purposes such as self-defense, cutting or opening an item. Here are some best pocket knife brands you should consider to buy in the market.Continue reading