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egg·shell

(eg'shel),
The calcareous envelope of a bird's egg.

eggshell

(ĕg′shĕl′)
n.
The thin, often brittle exterior covering of the egg of a bird or reptile.
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Dulux special effects matt clearcoat varnish, white and terracotta emulsion and oil and acrylic eggshell paints pounds 42.
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The same coffee colour was applied over the woodwork, this time using an acrylic eggshell paint.
Finally, finish off the effect with a top coat of flat emulsion or eggshell paint.
Hammer in any nail heads and apply either an eggshell paint or a stain such as Cuprinol Woodwash (shown above).
You can then use ordinary gloss or eggshell paint to match your decor.
Brush it onto a dry, light-coloured coat of eggshell paint and then soften with a special softening brush.
Finally give them two thin coats of satinwood or eggshell paint with the roller.
The main door to the hall had been varnished, so I gave this a coat of Zinsser primer, followed by two coats of white eggshell paint.
This time brush the glaze over a dry coat of light- coloured eggshell paint.