Hydro-Painting Finish

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Project by Mike posted 10-12-2015 07:05 AM 1202 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi All;

This week I was very busy so I didn’t have time for a more traditional project video. I did want to try a new finishing technique I had come across called Hydro-Painting. It involves spray paint and a bucket of water. The resulting box is from one of my first attempts. Take a look and let me know what you think.



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-- look Ma! I still got all eleven of my fingers! - -

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#1 posted 10-12-2015 09:01 AM

Great idea, good technique and very nice finish on the box.

I’ll have to try this in the future.

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#2 posted 10-12-2015 09:27 AM

I think it looks my neck of the woods this is called marbeling and it is a very old technique.

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#3 posted 10-12-2015 01:17 PM

What kind of paint did you use? Does it matter?

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#4 posted 10-12-2015 01:27 PM

I used Valspar spray paint for this video. I haven’t played with other brands yet. I’d imagine that different paints would work a little bit differently. Water temperature might also have some effect.

-- look Ma! I still got all eleven of my fingers! - -

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#5 posted 10-13-2015 03:05 AM

Interesting technique. I’m curious if various color stains would work for this as well?

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