FAQs

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FAQs

Can I paint my outdoor furniture?

Yes, you can. It is important that the furniture is in a good condition. If it is water damaged or very rough, you need to sand it first so that the wood surface is even. The next step is to clean it very well with lacquer thinners. Wait 20-30 minutes

How do I use metallic paint?

First paint a dark base coat. Wait for it to dry. Make sure you stir the metallic paint before and throughout use.

How do I prevent contamination of paint?

•     Always work with a clean, dry paintbrush. •     Ensure that the surface being painted on is clean and mould-free. •     Do not add water into the paint container. •     Ensure that the rim of the jar is cleaned after each use and that the lid is properly sealed after

How do I know if there is a Tjhoko Paint workshop in my area?

Tjhoko Paint hosts various workshops around the country.  We also post workshops that our stockists are hosting around the country. You can also follow us on Facebook and make sure to check our events for workshops in your area. Here are all the workshops we have coming up.

What are embellishments made of?

The Tjhoko Embellishment range is made of a Polyester resin.  It adds a beautiful finish to a painted item. Tjhoko Paint has a beautiful range available in different sizes and designs.   Catalogues available at Tjhoko Paint stockists and also on www.tjhokopaint.co.za

What is water slide transfers and how can it be used?

The water slide transfer paper can easily be used to transfer any image or text. The best things about this is that it is translucent and can be used on almost any smooth surface. I have successfully used the water slide transfers onto wood, bamboo objects, glass or porcelain, metal

Tips when applying your water slide transfers

Do not leave the unused transfer in the sun. Seal with Clear Glaze before starting the application of the Waterslide Transfer. 1. Remember these transfers are translucent, so your background colour shows through the transfer. 2. Pastel colours work best. 3. DO NOT let the transfer lie in the water

How do I know if I am stencilling correctly?

The trick to stencilling is to use as little paint as possible, evenly distributed onto a stencil brush. Test by wiping the stencil brush on a piece of newspaper, if the stencil brush is wet you are using too much paint. Remove any excess paint onto a piece of newspaper.

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