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08-27-07, 07:08 PM
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Posted By Max2006

I am maybe too late for this, but I use this all...

I am maybe too late for this, but I use this all the time for floors and countertops. It makes for a beautiful finish, the look not unlike Venetian Plaster.

Modern Masters recently acquired...
01-29-07, 01:04 PM
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Views: 1,918
Posted By Max2006

85% of decorative finishes fail because of...

85% of decorative finishes fail because of improper prep. Make sure you have washed the walls and use a high quality 100% acrylic primer. You should also use a professional grade glaze for the...
01-29-07, 12:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 38,094
Posted By Max2006

If you like the look you are supposted to get...

If you like the look you are supposted to get with the Bellagio, try Adicolor's Deseri', it is a superior product, much easier to use and you will get results like the samples. You can do a google...
01-29-07, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,642
Posted By Max2006

Jaynce, let me guess. You used a cheap synthetic...

Jaynce, let me guess. You used a cheap synthetic plaster from your local hardware store? First I wouldn't suggest even keeping it in the bathroom, but if you do you should only use the topcoat...
09-29-06, 05:01 PM
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Views: 1,995
Posted By Max2006

I am a big fan of Blue Pearl Pastes. They come...

I am a big fan of Blue Pearl Pastes. They come in a lot of different color options. Use a damp household sponge to apply. http://www.fauxbykathy.com/SearchResult.aspx?CategoryID=157

If you...
08-23-06, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,361
Posted By Max2006

Clean your floor well using a TSP mixture. Make...

Clean your floor well using a TSP mixture. Make up a bucket with about 2 parts Titebond mixed with 4 parts water, Do a sample first, you may have to adjust the mixture. Tear your bags into the...
08-13-06, 09:01 AM
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Views: 1,501
Posted By Max2006

For a decorative finish using glaze, you need to...

For a decorative finish using glaze, you need to have a satin or semi-gloss base. The glaze will not flow on a flat finish.
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Views: 1,201
Posted By Max2006

Another point... Paint ingrediants are not...

Another point...

Paint ingrediants are not listed the same as food items. Food items are listed on the can from the highest quantity to least. This is not the same with paint.

Also, 100%...
08-12-06, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,698
Posted By Max2006

[QUOTE=Annette]this seems like a pretty...

[QUOTE=Annette]this seems like a pretty complicated project for a newbie, and one that, if not executed really well, has a good chance at turning out looking pretty tacky. QUOTE]

Excellent point,...
08-12-06, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,091
Posted By Max2006

I understand your choice of using a Behr product...

I understand your choice of using a Behr product because of price or convenience, however they really is no substitute for quality and ease of use. In addition to the Aqua products, Adicolor makes...
08-10-06, 03:51 PM
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Views: 4,698
Posted By Max2006

It would make more sense to do the VP first and...

It would make more sense to do the VP first and then use the Aqua Stone over that. You can then use a glaze or cream to tint your Aqua Stone. You may also want to look at Corkstone by Adicolor. ...
08-10-06, 03:45 PM
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Views: 1,674
Posted By Max2006

I would tone it down by using a soft colorwash...

I would tone it down by using a soft colorwash over it. You also may want to invest in a better quality softening brush if you plan on doing this professionally. Badger brushes are the best.
08-10-06, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,447
Posted By Max2006

Before I help you with an answer, let me ask you...

Before I help you with an answer, let me ask you this. Is the VP you are using a lime based or synthetic?
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