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neat painted edge to frosted glass help please

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by Invicta, 18 Feb 2015.

  1. Invicta

    Invicta

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    On our landing we have a couple of internal doors with small panes of frosted glass above them.

    Using a glass scraper I have managed to get back to the wooden beading but the edges still look pretty rough.

    Can anyone tell me how I get a neat painted edge please?
    I would normally use masking tape but the ridges in the glass would lead to bleeding?

    Thanks for looking,
    Bern
     
  2. Chri5

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    15mm round sash brush and go for it, you will end up painting on the glass by 1mm or so, but if it's the same on all sides, it becomes invisible (ish).

    With practice you can learn to gently turn the brush as you stroke which offers up more paint and less brush recharging.
     
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    I use insulation tape which is stretchier and can be pressed into the contours better than masking tape.
     
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  4. Invicta

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    Thank you both for these tips.

    I think I'll try the two techniques together until I get the hang of using a sash brush.

    Bern
     
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