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Building and distressing a Farmhouse style table #2: Painting and Distressing

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Blog entry by Kevin posted 346 days ago 906 reads 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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I started out by painting the corners with a bluish green color, then brown over the entire table. I forgot to take pictures of the brown, but I’m sure you get the point. Then a few coats of White. The blue is called Tropical oasis, the brown was oak barrel, and the white was Wedding Carriage. After the final coat was completely set up I went over the edges and corners with 80 and 120 grit sandpaper to show some of the other colors and a little bare
wood. Next I just have to give the whole thing few coats of poly urethane.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch



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#1 posted 346 days ago

Sure turned into a good looking table. It fits.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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