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10 tips for painting edges

10. Feather the edge
10. Feather the edge
Handyman Magazine

When you’re happy with the cut-in line, apply a neater finish by feathering or thinning the edge.

Without reloading the brush, drag the tips of the bristles lightly over the outside edge to spread the paint in a thin layer and get rid of any ridges or excess build-up.

This feathering step ensures that the cut-in line won’t show up as a stripe after rolling the walls.

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