As with most painting jobs, thorough preparation is the key to a smart finish. Follow our easy step-by-step guide to painting interior woodwork, like skirting boards and doors, and make the most of your next room makeover.

You will need: 
Electric sander and abrasive paper
Wood filler
Filling knife
Clean cloth
Masking tape
Dust sheets
Sugar soap or detergent
Knotting compound
Quick-drying, water-based wood primer
Satin or gloss finish paint

Step One: Prepare Cracks And Knots


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