distressing furniture


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Old 02-14-04, 03:20 AM
sharman gibson
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distressing furniture

I wish to give a distressed look to an old wardrobe and chest of drawers, but I dont know paints to use, can you help?
 
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Old 02-19-04, 05:51 AM
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Distressing ususally means marking up the wood with metal object to create an old worn and used look. Is this what you're taling about or the worn out paint look. They are quite different.
 
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Old 02-19-04, 10:31 AM
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Distressing wood

Dogman, I really mean to make the wood look worn out and old
and I know that I will have to strip the varnish of the existing wood but what paint do I use after that to achieve the look.

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Sharman
 
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Old 02-20-04, 07:21 AM
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I've never tried the affect but have seen it done. So, I wouldn't try and tell you how to do it. I'd stop by any Sherwin Williams paint store and talk to them about it. They have a lot of samples to work with and are really helpful.
Sorry I can't answer this for you.
 
 

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