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Scott Burt

Scott Burt

Scott Burt owns Topcoat Finishes, a high end residential paint company in Jericho, Vt. He is the author of the popular "From the Field" column in American Painting Contractor magazine

Scott Burt's Posts

Psychology of HVLP Psychology of HVLP

Here are some reflections on why you should consider HVLP. Read more

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Wood Finishing Tips from the Topcoat Woodsnobs Wood Finishing Tips from the Topcoat Woodsnobs

Most painters are much more comfortable and competent in paint grade work than they are in high level clear work. Read more

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Painting Tips: Prep and Apply Benjamin Moore Arborcoat Stain Painting Tips: Prep and Apply Benjamin Moore Arborcoat Stain

A Prep to Finish demonstration of an Arborcoat application on exterior cedar overhead doors Read more

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Prep to Finish Student Workshop: Spray & Backroll Finish Prep to Finish Student Workshop: Spray & Backroll Finish

Students are taught ceiling spray/backroll methods using air assisted airless spray technology, HVLP rated guns, and 18" roller gear. Read more

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Getting Oil Results With Waterborne Finishes Getting Oil Results With Waterborne Finishes

Premium latex paints are easier to work with than traditional oils and can look just as good Read more

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