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This is an inexpensive way of keeping any number of brushes wet while painting with water based paints or between sessions. It can also be used for hanging ...
You will need: 1) A fairly deep square or rectangular water holder. I bought surplus motel 'ice buckets' at a kitchen supply store. 2) Pipe insulation - approximately ...
Cut a length of insulation to fit on a side of your container.
Mark on the end of the foam where the brushes will fit without hitting the top rim of the container... You must leave enough room at the bottom ...
Mark out slits for the brushes. Bigger brushes need wider slits, so you'll probably want a variety of widths. The length of the slits will all be the ...
Use an exacto knife with a NEW blade to cut your slits. When done, put the holder on your water container and try it out. You may find ...
Bonus! Dry your brushes safely! You can put this brush holder on a weighted cardboard box to safely dry your (completely cleaned) brushes tip downward. Rocks, water bottles ...
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