Painting Cabinets | Get a Smooth Finish on MDF


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Primers for MDF
-Zinsser’s BIN is my favorite because it dries fastest and sands easiest. But I also like Kilz Original and Zinsser Cover Stain. All of these are solvent-based, so cleanup is a pain.
-Both Zinsser and Kilz have a few versions of water-based stain-blocking primers. They clog sandpaper more than solvent-based products. But I still use them when I want easy cleanup.
-Instead of primer, some people use water-based polyurethane (such as Minwax Polycrylic) to seal MDF. It dries fast and sands very well. But it’s not really a primer and paint may not adhere to it as well.

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