There are literally dozens of painting techniques used today to complete new and re-love old furniture.  Techniques range from staining, to straight painting, chalk painting, from staining and straight painting, to layering, distressing, dry brushing and whitewashing, to the more intricate ombre, balayage, antiquing, distressing, blending, crackling, and chipping. Don’t forget stenciling, transferring, gilding and tattooing. We will also discuss tips for avoiding bleeding, marks, and drips.

August 7, 2017

Furniture painters are very passionate about the brand of paint they use! 

Recently I created a poll in the FURNITURE PAINTING BUSINESS TIPS group for a few days asking for the favorite furniture paint brands of the members. The poll options on Facebook are limited to t...

August 3, 2017

Time is money in our workshop!  Accidents, large or small take time from our work.  Recently I badly sliced the tip of my finger on the bottom of a drawer slide while cleaning and prepping.  I’m tough and just bandaged it up even though I should have gone in and had st...

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