Step 6: Paint

Before painting I gave each surface a wipe with damp cloth to get the dust off.

Then I gave each block a couple of coats of primer, sanding with 240grit after each coat.

I went for the "Tetris worlds" colour scheme...as all the other versions have a magenta (pink!) block. I thought I'd give spray paint a chance as I found it hard to get a smooth finish with brushes on my first set.

Spray paint was virgin territory for me, so I checked out this instructable.

Basically....spray at about 6inches & perpendicular to the surface, wear a good quality mask, and it's better to do lots of thin coats instead of fewer thick coats.

What spray paint did you use? Where did you buy them?
<p>Thats impressive...</p>
<p>Its nice :)<br></p>
<p>Sensational looking...!!</p>
<p>Really nice!!</p>
<p>outstanding :)</p>
<p>Really nice!!</p>
Can I order this? I wished I have the skills in making something like this.
<p>Very good Instructable!!!</p>
<p>Do you know what exact brands and colors of spray paint you used?</p>
<p>Its great :)</p>
<p>Putting a square block right on top of that hole at the top would really drive people crazy. I think I might do it :D</p>
<p>What are dovetails?? Never heard about that. Cool project though! I like it:)</p>
Really nice!!
<p>Be sure to screw them together and screw them into the wall.</p><p>You wouldnt want it to fall over</p>
<p>Great! If all possible, where can I get the autocad files? Chris</p>
<p>A very well documented, commented and photoed Instructable! The geek in me loves the way the Tetris pieces stack together, and the CDs storage part looks so good! I'd love to give something like this a go sometime, but until then, great job introducing, recording and explaining the steps!</p>
<p>Wouldn't the shelves be some what unstable because they're just stacked on top of each other? If one shelf at the top had more weight on it then the ones at the bottom wouldn't it fall off? </p>
<p>Thats fabulous</p>
<p>I want now :D... Just droped you an email requesting a quote. I dont really have the needed tools to do it myself lol</p>
<p>Its exceptional</p>
<p>Its exceptional</p>
<p>Its exceptional</p>
<p>Thats fabulous</p>
<p>Thats exceptional</p>
<p>Thats astounding</p>
<p>Its spectacular</p>
<p>Its phenomenal</p>
<p><br>Its breathtaking :)<br></p>
<p>Thats exceptional...</p>
<p><br><br>Thats calme</p>
<p>Awesome project! Looks like I will be making a set. One question, I didn't see any dovetails, did you mean rabbet's?</p>
<p><br>Thats great</p>
<p>Thats useful...</p>

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