PAINTING


These were the REQUIREMENTS before the REVISIONS made on January 1, 2003.

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  1. Do the following:
    1. Explain three ways paint can improve a surface.
    2. Explain the chief uses of oil, water, and rubber- base paint. Tell the use of enamel, shellac, varnish, and lacquer. Tell why each is best for these uses.
  2. Prepare and paint any two of the following items or similar ones approved by your counselor. Use proper fillers, priming coats, covering coats, and finishing coats as needed: an outside surface, an inside surface, a piece of furniture, a concrete wall, a boat or canoe, a floor, a porch rail or fence, and lawn mower.
  3. Prepare an old painted surface, that has holes in it and is uneven to receive and hold a new coat of paint.
  4. Add colors to white paint base to make paints of two predetermined colors that harmonize. With these, paint one of the following in two colors: model plane, birdhouse, dollhouse, picture frame, or similar useful item.
  5. Show the right way to use, clean, and store painting equipment.

BSA Advancement ID#: 81
Pamphlet Revision Date: 2002
Requirements last revised prior to 1982


Page updated on: May 02, 2013



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