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Painting stained pine doors

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by cheapshots, 31 Jan 2021.

  1. cheapshots

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    Hi all,

    I've started a DIY job at home and I already regret it! Could use your expert views.

    I've got Sikkens wood stained internal pine doors/architraves and the Misses now wants the architrave/door stop painted white (the doors will remain stained).

    The doors/architraves are about 10 years old and the Sikkens wood stain was applied last year.

    I'm using water based undercoat + top coats (Leyland acrylic) with a good quality synthetic brush, some floetrol etc etc.

    I've completed one architrave, had to use 2 x u/coats and 2 x topcoat to get a good finish.

    Do I need to block the knots using Zinsser BIN before painting white?

    Thank you!

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    My dad has recently done this. Sanded down the stain, then 2 coats of zinsser bin 123, then used Dulux top coat.

    I would advise using zinsser bin as your primer all over.

    2 coats and then 2 coats of your chosen top coat.
     
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    Thank you :)
     
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    Interesting that Zinsser 123 (water based) doesn't mention stopping knots seeping through, only says it's good at stopping stains whereas Zineer BIN specifically mentions knotting.

    Whichever one I chose, do you reckon I could use BIN or BIN 123 for spot priming instead of painting the whole frame/architrave? I'd follow up with 1 coat of water based undercoat and 2 top coats....

    Thanks
     
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