They're done! I don't have fabulous pictures right now. It snowed last night and the lighting outside is just dark and dreary!
After the primer dried I sanded the tables down real smooth. Again, due to the gold color I had to use spray paint, so I would apply a coat, wait about 30 minutes, and apply another coat. Here they are ready for a good glaze.
I used a cheap sponge brush to apply the glaze. That works better for me than using a normal paint brush. I don't put on globs of glaze, just enough so you can see it.
I normally use left over vegatable cans, but I didn't have any of those, so I mixed my glaze in a cheap-o mixing bowl. I use about 2/3 Valspar clear mixing glaze and 1/3 Valspar antique glaze.
I started with the legs, then moved to the top. I glazed the entire piece at once. After I had glazed the whole piece I started back at the legs again wiping the glaze off.
I used MiniWax wipe-on poly over the entire piece. It was my first time using it and I have to say, I love it! So much nicer than using a brush to apply it. It goes on so smooth!
Now I'm just waiting for it to dry! Tomorrow I'm going to take it over to the SIL's and see if I can get some photos of it with her decor! Hopefully the light will cooperate for me!
turned out great , nice colorReplyDelete
Very nice job!! I bet your SIL was pleased!! I see you are in Nashville. You should join our Southern Junkers group on Facebook. I live in Arkansas. We chat and share our projects and blogs.ReplyDelete