Painting assistants
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Cool painting tools, from the Lee Valley Tools Catalog, spotted on Dinosaurs and Robots. The pyramids are for raising up objects that you’re painting.

Handy Painting Tools from Lee Valley

4 thoughts on “Painting assistants

  1. I’ve always just made my own versions of these. For the pyramids I use a block of wood with a nail driven through it (helps to sand the tip of the nail down a bit so it doesn’t dig into the work too much). For the brush holder I glue a couple of magnets to a large binder clip (not quite as nice as the lee valley version but gets the job done).

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