Bedrooms Interiors Designing Ideas
The above formulae are on the assumption of a three-coat job. If four coats are intended, the third should be like the second.
It may be mentioned here that there is some difference of opinion as to the respective merits of raw and boiled linseed oil. Boiled oil has superior drying qualities but it is darker in colour and therefore not so suitable for mixing pale colours. For dark colours, boiled oil may be safely substituted for the raw oil specified above, and for colours of a medium depth of shade, either pale boiled or a mixture of raw and boiled is quite suitable. However, in mixing white, raw oil should always be used.
Making 33 lb. or 1- gals, and covering about 1,150 square feet one coat. Mixing varnish is a recognized material obtainable from any oil or colour merchant; to obtain the correct quality it is as well to state that it is for mixing with white lead.
The above formulae will serve equally well for plaster and other surfaces, except that the priming or first coating of previously untreated plaster requires a little variation.
In all the above formulae paste driers are specified. If the far more powerful liquid driers are used the quantities must be divided by four; thus, where 1 lb. of paste driers is mentioned, only 4 oz. of liquid would be required.