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Rodillo de pintura

English translation: Paint roller

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Spanish term or phrase:Rodillo de pintura
English translation:Paint roller
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02:34 Nov 11, 2003
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Spanish term or phrase: Rodillo de pintura
Son los rodillos que se utilizan para pintar paredes más rapido.
Accents
paint roller
Explanation:
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they are normally called \"rollers\" and come in different sizes. Some of them are hand rollers or you can also purchase extension rollers (like a stick) to cover more space in less time.
http://www.taunton.com/finehomebuilding/pages/h00001_p2.asp
To apply an even coat of paint, the roller is drawn down straight, back up at a slight angle and then straight down again, overlapping the previous downstroke in the shape of an M or a W.

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http://www.homestore.com/HomeGarden/HomeImprovement/HowTos/H...

When painting, especially with a roller, wear safety goggles to protect your eyes from spattering paint.

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http://nc.essortment.com/interiorpaintin_rxga.htm
Now that you have finished the ceiling, you can paint the walls. Cut in first with a paint brush. You do this by painting the corners and areas that the ***paint roller*** will not reach.

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paint roller


Explanation:
exp.

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Note added at 5 mins (2003-11-11 02:39:24 GMT)
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they are normally called \"rollers\" and come in different sizes. Some of them are hand rollers or you can also purchase extension rollers (like a stick) to cover more space in less time.
http://www.taunton.com/finehomebuilding/pages/h00001_p2.asp
To apply an even coat of paint, the roller is drawn down straight, back up at a slight angle and then straight down again, overlapping the previous downstroke in the shape of an M or a W.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 5 mins (2003-11-11 02:40:13 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

http://www.homestore.com/HomeGarden/HomeImprovement/HowTos/H...

When painting, especially with a roller, wear safety goggles to protect your eyes from spattering paint.

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Note added at 7 mins (2003-11-11 02:41:29 GMT)
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http://nc.essortment.com/interiorpaintin_rxga.htm
Now that you have finished the ceiling, you can paint the walls. Cut in first with a paint brush. You do this by painting the corners and areas that the ***paint roller*** will not reach.



SusyZ
Local time: 03:55
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 103
Grading comment
Muchas gracias!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ernesto Samper Nieto
5 mins

agree  Valeria Verona
6 mins

agree  Maria Arcelus
11 mins

agree  Luis Rey Ballesteros (Luiroi): yes!
13 mins
  -> Dada la coincidencia que en esas andaba este fin de semana... pintando con el famoso roller! :-)

agree  Atacama: exactly, pure and simple
30 mins
  -> Gracias, Atacama :-)

agree  MLG
31 mins

agree  Cecilia Della Croce
36 mins
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