Date:20 May 2012
When working with glass fibre, rather than using thinners to clean your brushes and other tools, try washing powder. It works well and is less expensive, less smelly and less toxic than thinners. I always keep a bucket of washing suds handy and drop my brushes into it when I’m finished. I’m saving a fortune on brushes.
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