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Old 08-15-2009, 09:23 PM   #1
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I painted a coffee table and kind of "antiqued" it on the edges. I used a BM oil based primer and Impervo for the finish coats. It was brushed on and looks pretty cool. Should I put on some type of clear coat or wax? I was thinking the impervo might be durable enough. Any suggestions? thanks

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I painted a coffee table and kind of "antiqued" it on the edges. I used a BM oil based primer and Impervo for the finish coats. It was brushed on and looks pretty cool. Should I put on some type of clear coat or wax? I was thinking the impervo might be durable enough. Any suggestions? thanks

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Depending what color you did, you could wipe it down with a GEL stain, it gives it that "antiqued" look thats been so popular lately. Thats how I antique cabinets. Dont just go wiping stain on your coffee table, make a test board first out of a piece of old trim or something like that, and play around a bit with different colors.
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Depending what color you did, you could wipe it down with a GEL stain, it gives it that "antiqued" look thats been so popular lately. Thats how I antique cabinets. Dont just go wiping stain on your coffee table, make a test board first out of a piece of old trim or something like that, and play around a bit with different colors.
sounds interesting...I painted the table kind of a brick red color...Any ideas of what color may work? I'll most likely stop at this point but would like to try this on a scrap piece of wood. thanks
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Hmm, Try some different things, most paint shops will sample for you if you have a piece with you ( so you dont have to buy anything! ) I would think maybe a Black ( Ebony ) Gel stain would look cool. I dunno though, its all personal preference. I've done brown stains over white/off white. Deep Red stains over Black, etc..it just depends on what you like and the look you want to achieve. Thats the best part, theres no right or wrong way

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