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I need to match this texture in my Mancave. It looks like a stiff brush was pulled through it. I am mainly not sure how to get the texture on or what type of brush I should use. I don't mind a little trial and error, but if any of you have done this type before, it would help a ton. I am hoping I don't have to skim the whole wall. It is only some repairs, so not a huge area, just a few sheets overall, but if I could avoid it, I would.

I couldn't find any other pics on the net.
 

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I've matched something very similar with a plastic nap roller cut in half the long way and dragged straight down the wall. Applied the mud first with a heavy nap lambskin roller. The key, as with any texture, is getting the mud the right consistency. Good luck:thumbsup:
 

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Try looking up Wooster texture roller. Its a plastic loop roller and you can get it from Amazon. Also think Sherwin Williams carries them. Just forget its a roller and use it like a knife or trowel.
 

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Looks like a comb texture. Good luck with matching that. :no:
Why do the easiest looking textures end up being the hardest to match. :censored:

I've matched something very similar with a plastic nap roller cut in half the long way and dragged straight down the wall. Applied the mud first with a heavy nap lambskin roller. The key, as with any texture, is getting the mud the right consistency. Good luck:thumbsup:
Try looking up Wooster texture roller. Its a plastic loop roller and you can get it from Amazon. Also think Sherwin Williams carries them. Just forget its a roller and use it like a knife or trowel.
I'll give that a try. It's my own place, so no big deal if it doesn't match perfectly, but it is a cool looking texture so I'd like to figure it out.

I was thinking of rolling on a thin layer and running a stiff bristle brush, or even thin it more and run a heavy paint brush through it. I think a few practice runs on scrap will be needed for sure.
 

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looks like they used a wallpaper brush, try practicing with mud and looks like the mud was fairly loose" wet ' put mud on with knife or trowel fairly thin then run brush through it at a 45 degree angle.
Try a wallpaper brush after you roll on some thinned down joint compound with a 1" nap. :thumbsup:
I think the wallpaper brush is a winner. :thumbsup: I'll give it a try next time I'm out there.
 

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You could try a cement brush it's about 3' long it has stiff black brisils about 4" long you can attach a extension pole mix mud up nice and creamy then just pull the brush down to floor
 
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