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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Prepare an old painted surface, that has holes in it and is uneven to receive and hold a new coat of paint.
  • 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.
  • Show the right way to use, clean, and store painting equipment.
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