Apply a light coat of latex enamel paint using a medium paint brush. Just like I noted above use a good brush and Floetrol to prevent brush strokes.
Proper preparation is also important in getting an attractive and durable finish.
What kind of paint to use on desk. Step 4 Apply a rust resistant appliance spray paint which can be purchased at any paint store or major hardware store. To apply this special paint on the desk I used a foam roller brush. Use an eyedropper to add the water to your paint.
The clear shellac based primer sections were pretty similar with the latex paint scratching off of the primer just a little tiny bit no matter if it was sanded or not before priming. But the chalk paint hung onto the clear shellac for dear life when I tried to scratch it. It is recommended to use a foam brush with this type of paint to give it a smooth finish.
Painted with Chalk Paint in Olive by Nick Vardakas in Greece. Score the wood lightly between colors to keep them separate. While an oil-based paint will certainly hold up the best it has a significant odor and the clean-up is more difficult to manage.
The printing should be visible through the paint wash. Clear Wax to seal your project Your Favorite paint brush these are mine Wax Brush. Paint lighter colors first and darker colors will cover over the lighter paint.
A fresh coat of paint gives wood furniture a brand new look but the type of paint you choose can make or break the project. However if you dont have time for all those steps then this Ronseal Chalky Furniture Paint will make life easier and is one of the best paint for furniture for ease of use. Unfinished Wood Water-based latex paint with a gloss or semi-gloss sheen works best.
After priming your piece you can follow up with at least two coats of latex paint. Test the paint mixture by painting on newspaper. Its commonly used on.
Enamel paint can provide an unfinished wood desk with a hard smooth surface in a variety of colors. Olive Chalk Paint This vintage secretary desk is a gorgeously traditional almost masculine style. Use an alkyd-based paint instead of a plant-oil-based paint on moisture-exposed cabinets since its less likely to turn yellow over timea downside.
If you use a regular nap roller like the ones you use when painting walls it will soak up and waste a lot of the paint and it leaves a textured finish. My personal pick for latex paint that you can buy at your local home improvement store is Behr paint. On the front body of the desk paint all the horizontal pieces first.
Its always best to use a satin or semi-gloss paint sheen and you can use a latex or an oil-based paint. Black wax this is optional I did use this on the desk where their were. Color particles are suspended in an acrylic polymer and offer a.
I used Annie Sloans French Linen Dixie Belle with slick stick applied first will also work Jolie will work and Valspars Chalky Finish Paint will work too. The insides are painted in Arles with stencilled details painted on in Barcelona Orange and gilded mouldings using my Gilding Wax. Paste wax also makes a good final sealer.
Acrylic paint is another water-based type of paint for furniture that is closely related to latex paint. With a latex paint like Pro Classic from Sherwin Williams you can use a latex primer too. Spray paint cannot usually be customized so you are left to the selection at the store.
It glides on to give a flat matt finish that is strong enough to withstand wear and tear and will not rub off with general use unless you have specifically distressed it that way. Enamel paint is usually oil-based and it often has a glossy finish. The best paint depends on how you use the furniture and the type of finish or style you want to achieve.
Your favorite Annie Sloan Chalk Paint this is what I used on the desk in the photos. Clear Shellac without Sanding. Begin painting at the top of the desk and work down.
Stand back away from the desk about a foot or two and spray a light coat of spray primer onto the surface of the desk. Latex and acrylic paints come in the brush-on variety as well as in spray cans. Allow to dry according to directions on can.
Your choices in color are much larger with brush-on paint that can be customized at your local paint center. Oil-based paint is water- and rot-repellent.