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Old 03-22-2007, 05:27 PM  
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I am starting to paint my pine ceiling in the attic. I was wondering if I could use some leftover exterior primer, or if there is some sort of primer that would work well with pine. I would like to paint the ceiling white, so good coverage is needed.



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Yes the primer you have is sufficient, unless some of the pine knots start bleeding through. Then you can cover those places with Kilz 2 or a similar product.
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I would olny use a oil based primer. Kilz original oil based is a real good one. I have tried latex stain blocker before with poor results.

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Oil based Kilz.. Pine is terrible about bleeding through at the knots.
No latex primer is going to stop it.

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I have seen KIlx brand primer with Shallac in it. Would this be the right thing? or just their regular oil based primer?



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