How to Paint Furniture With A Spray Gun

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When painting furniture and you do not want to see brush strokes or any other uneven paint lines, I recommend using a spray gun to paint your furniture. I know it can feel quite intimidating to use these paint sprayers, but with a small amount of practice, you can become a pro. The easiest way … Read more

How to Thin Water Based Polyurethane?

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Water-based polyurethane is becoming quite popular in the DIY space because of its non-yellowing formula which can be used over light-colored paints. I have used water-based polyurethane many times now on furniture makeovers when I use white paint. I like to spray my water-based poly to get the best possible finish, but its best sprayed … Read more

Can You Spray Polycrylic With A Spray Gun?

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Eventually, you get sick and tired of seeing brush strokes after you apply your Polycrylic finish using a brush. Trust me, I have been there and it just makes you feel as if you didn’t quite get that “professional” touch you were going for. I find it hurts my confidence when trying to sell a … Read more

Can You Use Gel Stain on Laminate Furniture?

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When you start painting and refinishing furniture it is only a matter of time until numerous questions pop up in your head. You might find a piece that you can’t wait to get started on and realize it’s a laminate surface. But your design plan in your head was to add stain and you are … Read more

How to Seal White Painted Furniture?

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Painting a piece of furniture white is the most difficult color option in my opinion. There are a few critical steps that you need to follow to ensure you do not see bleeds in your paint and to make sure the white paint does not yellow over a period of time. In this article, I … Read more

How to Seal Chalk Paint for Outdoor Use?

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There is something about chalk paint that catches the eye. It creates a unique look when applied to furniture that “normal” paint might not be able to do. Now you are wondering if you can take the chalk paint outside and what is the best way how to seal chalk paint for outdoor use? I … Read more