Create your own paint brush cleaning container for cheap to make clean up and cleaning your paint brushes after painting a lot easier!
Step 1: Gather Your Materials.
Gather your materials:
• Recycled jar/container with sealable screw-top lid.
• Wire mesh strainer (such as a vegetable strainer, or even a sink strainer).
• Wire cutters.
Step 2: Assemble.
Take your wire cutters and cut the wire mesh from the strainer.
Then take the cut mesh and place it at bottom of jar. (Make sure your recycled jar/container is all cleaned out.) You want the wire mesh to fit snugly so it can retain its dome shape.
Step 3: Finish.
Pour in paint thinner (or any solvent you prefer for cleaning paint brushes) about an inch above strainer. To clean a brush, just wipe/brush bristles along and against strainer.