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Old 04-22-2011, 12:11 PM   #1
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Painting metal entry door with Rustoleum hammered paint

I've got an old-fashioned entry doorway (installed in 1965) that I'd like to spruce up. It's a metal double door with 2 fluted sidelites. Before I spend $5,000-$6,000 replacing those doors and sidelites, I thought I'd first try changing the look of the doors and framing by using Rust-oleum's Universal Hammered All-Surface Paint to give it a dark-brown hammered look. After applying 2 cans of paint to one of the doors on the inside of the house, I find that it's awfully shiny and wet looking. Although I like this hammered look, I prefer more of a matte finish versus this glossy look. Here is a picture below. Any idea what I can do to give it more of a matte finish?
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Old 04-22-2011, 12:25 PM   #2
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Get some compatible matt clear coat to go over it.


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