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[edit] Paint

Here are a few paint terms that may help:

acetinado - satin finish

acrilica - acrylic

aguarras - white spirit

brilhante - gloss

esmalte - enamel or oil based paint

mate - matt

primario - primer

primeira mao - first coat

subcapa - undercoat

tinta - paint

tinta de oleo - oil-base paint

tinta para fachadas - exterior wallpaint

tinta para pavimento - floor paint

tinta plastica - emulsion

velatura de madeira - wood stain

verniz - varnish

Happy painting

Original posted by Cleri in the forums


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