PRIMING COAT FOR BOARDS
The priming or first coat on new boards should be very thin, mixing the white lead with about one-third oil and two- thirds turpentine, adding a small amount of dryer to aid in drying hard, so it can be sand ])apered smooth.
First, coat all knots and pithy nlaces with thin shellac, let stand 30 minutes or until dry. then coat (or prime), putty all cracks and holes.
Rub the priming coat into the wood thoroughly by cross- ing and recrossing with the brush several times.
When this coat is thorough- ly dry or hard, sand paper and You are then ready for a second coat. (See second coating.)
Flock is used for back- grounds on oilcloth and makes a beautiful inside sign.