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  1. WFair

    Painting new masonite (hardboard) overlay

    The time has come to resurface my entire stage. It will be 1/4" oil-tempered hardboard (commonly referred to as Masonite, even though they no longer make it) screwed down to 2 old layers of 3/4 plywood. I plan to paint both the front and back with Rosco Tough Prime before installing it to help...
  2. gafftaper

    What paint do you use on your stage floor?

    I was shocked when I couldn't find a thread discussing what paint people are using on their stage floors. So here it is! My new theater is in need of a paint job and I have no record of what my predecessor used. I'm not very happy with the current paint as I get a pretty strong light...
  3. MusicNinja610

    Stage floor problems

    I have recently laid in a new Hardboard floor on our stage. Gave it two coats of flat black and called it good. Well I've had nothing but problems since. Any tape peels up, not just the paint, but the first layer of Hardboard. The slick layer. What can I do? Multiple layers of paint? Some kind...
  4. tdtastic

    Cinder Block Wall Texture Ideas...

    Have to create realistic painted cinder block walls - anyone have a brilliant idea? I've seen a technique that involves troweling on a thin layer of drywall mud over your hard-covered flat and, stippling to add texture, then scraping out grout lines. this seems time consuming -- I'd love to...
  5. Van

    Amazing Paint Holder!!!

    OH Yay! if I was still building and painting and Finishing scenery I would want 12 of these!
  6. sheamorgan

    Painting a Black Box Theater Ceiling

    Is it possible to paint fiberglass ceiling tiles? I'm a high school senior doing some renovation for my school's black box theater as my community service project. It's a converted classroom, and still has white classroom ceiling tiles. Instead of buying all new black tiles, my teacher would...
  7. ThisbeDrew

    Blacklight Paint and Alternatives

    Hello. The set designer for our next production wants to explore UV/Blacklight paints. She would like to paint a whole set and use it for one act. I am aware that rosco and wildfire sell those kinds of paints, but I know that they are pretty pricey. Are there any less costly alternatives? How...