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05-10-07, 08:44 PM
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That idea of painting the wall the color of the...

That idea of painting the wall the color of the plaster is a good idea. I found that little bumps on the wall would show through with the original color since the plaster is put on so thin. I used...
05-10-07, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,055
Posted By momlls

The layers go on the same color, some parts...

The layers go on the same color, some parts shine more then others giving it the look of different colors. If you don't want a high gloss, just sand with very, very fine sandpaper and then put on...
05-10-07, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,942
Posted By momlls

I had trouble with a light colored plaster when...

I had trouble with a light colored plaster when burnishing with metal, I have seen on TV that they were using plastic. That would keep you from getting the black streaks. I found that sanding with...
01-09-07, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,626
Posted By momlls

I have one of the 3 inch memory foam pads that...

I have one of the 3 inch memory foam pads that goes over your regular mattress, I paid $80 2 years ago and still love it.
01-09-07, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,225
Posted By momlls

I haven't heard of that before, I will have to...

I haven't heard of that before, I will have to check on it. What I have used when I have refinished things is Tung Oil. Would that work on this table and should I use steel wool on the indentations...
01-09-07, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,225
Posted By momlls

Refreshing the finish on dining room table

I have an older Queen Ann style Bernhardt dining room table. It is in good condition except for a few places that look like scratches but don't go down to the wood. What is the best way to freshen...
01-05-07, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 48,434
Posted By momlls

As long as you haven't put wax on the plaster...

As long as you haven't put wax on the plaster there is no problem about painting even if it has been burnished. I did this when the color was too light and the burnishing left black marks from the...
01-05-07, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,360
Posted By momlls

I finished my venetian plaster with Johnson Paste...

I finished my venetian plaster with Johnson Paste Wax and buffed with an electric car buffer. One of these is in a bathroom and the walls don't look different after the shower has been used. I...
02-26-06, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 27,523
Posted By momlls

I have used the Behr VP on 2 rooms. I used their...

I have used the Behr VP on 2 rooms. I used their topcoat on the first one that was in a hallway. The burnishing was very labor intensive. I used it again in a bathroom and this time I didn't...
01-30-06, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 31,844
Posted By momlls

I used the electric buffer that is used to wax...

I used the electric buffer that is used to wax cars and Johnson Paste wax. I got a much better shine with this than with burnishing and didn't have to use the topcoat. The burnishing was the...
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Views: 1,146
Posted By momlls

Thank you very much

Thank you very much
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Views: 1,146
Posted By momlls

Crown molding

How do you put crown molding in an upstairs room that has one wall that is sloped and the other 3 are regular walls? This wall is only 6 feet tall and the others are 8 feet. The room looks...
01-29-06, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 27,195
Posted By momlls

I have tried several methods with the VP. The...

I have tried several methods with the VP. The one that worked best was to put several thin coats then sand with a very fine sandpaper. I put paste wax on and buffed it with a electric buffer. This...
01-28-06, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,132
Posted By momlls

I put up a soft yellow and when I tried to...

I put up a soft yellow and when I tried to burnish it, it got black marks from the tool. I decided the color was to light and I painted over it with with a semi-gloss and got a beautiful finish.
01-28-06, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,360
Posted By momlls

I have done my walls this way by painting a soft...

I have done my walls this way by painting a soft yellow and then using a glaze made with Behr Faux Glazing Liquid and tinting with burnt umber craft paint. It isn't orange at all.
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