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Old 05-17-2010, 02:08 PM  
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So . . . the porch is finally done! I mixed some green oil paint (from art store) with the red floor paint to make the color darker. That kind of worked, it looks pretty good.

Nestor . . . thanks for all the advice!

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You should be aware that oil based paints don't dry (like muck dries into mud), they "cure", just like cement cures to form concrete. It'll take about a month for your oil based paint to reach about 99% of it's ultimate hardness, so for the first few days, treat it gently because it's during the first several days that it's most prone to being scuffed and scratched.
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