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Paint Finish for Wood Recipe

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Paint Finish for Wood


Getting great results when painting raw wood is easy to achieve — if the proper steps are followed. This video goes step-by-step demonstrating how to get a great painted finish every time.

Step by Step Instructions


  1. Sand the project up through the grits to150-grit
    • It is a good idea to sand pieces that will be hard to reach before assembly.
  2. If you have any nail holes, cracks or defects in the wood, fill them now with a
  3. wood filler — sand smooth
  4. Brush on a coat of latex primer — sand smooth when it dries
  5. Brush on a coat of Chalk or Milk-Paint. (A second coat may be required)
  6. Rub on a coat of colored wax as an accent