Creating An Antique Painted Finish
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Synopsis: Kirk Kirkpatrick lives and works in New Mexico, where Native American and Spanish Colonial cultures are very much a part of the look.His paint finish makes furniture look centuries old.You start by selecting and preparing the wood you want to finish and continue step by step: burnishing the edges, using a dark stain, sealing the color with a clear coat with a low sheen.
He scuff-sands the clear coat so it'll hold a coat of paint, but then waxes it so the paint won't completely adhere.He brushes on the flat latex paint and then covers that with a layer of hide glue so the next layer of paint will crack.
Another coat of paint follows, then scraping and sanding begin.Next is a coat of tinted liquid wax, and then polishing...