How to stop paint from bleeding under masking tape


To achieve a clean line between a painted and a varnished surface, take note of this trade tip from Fine Homebuilding's Chuck Miller. With just a homemade tool and a bit of caulk, you'll avoid paint bleed and create edges as well as the masters!

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    Chuck Miller Homebuilding Expert, Fine Homebuilding by The Taunton Press Chuck Miller has the distinction of working on every issue of Fine Homebuilding since day one. A native Californian, he now travels the country looking for the best houses, kitchens and baths to showcase in the magazine. more about this expert »

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