PAINTING A ROOM
Most people think they know how to paint. And usually the results are pretty good, or at least the flaws aren’t too obvious. But for painting contractor John Dee, “pretty good” isn’t good enough. After nearly three decades of rolling, brushing, and spraying paint—with stints on This Old House projects from Salem to Watertown—he knows the subtle tricks for applying smooth, even coats to walls, ceilings, and woodwork, and for creating crisp boundaries between colors.
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