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Forum topic by terry603 posted 08-31-2011 05:20 AM 516 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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terry603

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08-31-2011 05:20 AM

hi guys. i would like to somehow coat a picture on top of a sanded pine top w/o harming the picture. someone also told me that it had to be a matted pic and not a glossy pic,,does this make any sense? i’m looking for what to use for a finish on the box and to seal the picture onto the box. i hope i made this understandable. thanks in advance

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#1 posted 09-03-2011 04:59 AM

Google decoupage, it is the practice of adorning an artifact with a picture or leaf etc. and then coating that with a transparent coating sealing the picture onto the surface of the artifact…Wikipedia has a much better explanation than mine ;-)

I think Micheal’s sells the glue and the coating for it, of course there are recipes for both on the net as well.

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