This is water-based Walnut stain on Alder with 3 coats High Performance Topcoat Satin sprayed using the $15 Harbor Freight HVLP. Extender was used on both the stain and HPTC and the wood was preconditioned. Started with rough cut 4/4 and milled it down. The drawer boxes were Baltic birch, drawer faces were alder ply and solid alder frames.
"Here she is, my friends! Completely made over from top to bottom, this gorgeous family heirloom is a hand carved Schlingmann Wertmobel cabinet that belonged to my clients parents in Germany. Even after making the trip from Germany to the U.S., this beauty was in near perfect condition and honestly, I was a tad bit intimidated to put paint on her flawless goodness. But wow! The makeover made each carving, each curve, each detail even more stunning and truly stand out.
My client chose a...
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We have been trying to create this color since we started painting 2 years ago and after many failed attempts we finally feel like we have "The Perfect Turquoise."
This color is made up of 4 parts Snow White milk paint, 1/2 part Patina Green milk paint, and 1/4 part sunglow milk...
Feast your eyes on this one of a kind beauty! "The Virgin, Jesus and Saint John Baptist by William-Adolphe Bouguereau 1875. I wanted to pay homage to The Madonna. A shrine, so to speak. And I wanted the fresco feel to it (especially on the panels) and gold leaf. Because, in Italy, everything is gold leafed. Lots of GF glazes on this. Clear, Burnt Umber, Van Dyke Glaze with Glaze Extender (which rocks)." - Diane of The Paint Factory LLC_