How Do You Make A No-Splash Paint Mixer?
If you’re trying to mix your house paint with the wooden stirrer that the paint store supplied and are about to give up because of the mess involved, it doesn’t have to be that way. There’s a way that you can mix your paint without the mess. Shake the can of paint and flip it upside down several times. Make certain that the lid is secure. This is just to remove some of the separation that may have taken place in storage. Open the can and set aside the lid. Scrape the edges of the paint can and stir with the wooden stirrer. You don’t have to do this many times since the next step will handle most of the mixing. Use an old mixer and one beater, or a power drill with a beater-like attachment. Cut an opening in a paper plate large enough for the shaft of the beater or mixer to move easily, but not so large as to let paint out. Insert the beater shaft through the hole, and then attach it to the mixer or drill. Hold the plate against the paint can while mixing. When you mix the paint, the sp