LumberJocks

Rocking Horse from Grizzly Plan #4: Primer!

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Lee Barker posted 10-04-2012 at 02:44 PM 610 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 3: Let's Get a Grip Part 4 of Rocking Horse from Grizzly Plan series Part 5: One Last Fillip and Then the Formal Portrait of the Pal O' Mine »

We’re outsourcing the painting of this steed to Grandma, who is so skilled she shouldn’t be required to prime. So I did.

I have found that using a good, flat interior paint, light colored, is very effective. I sand the pine to 180, apply the paint, and then knock it down with 400 grit paper. the resulting surface is a delight to paint upon.

Next: Posing for the formal portrait.

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"



0 comments so far

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase