6 Tips for Glazing Furniture

Are you interested in changing the decoration of your furniture? Do you want to take advantage of antique and rustic furniture and give them a modern touch? Have you thought about passing them from a stay to but do not combine with the one you already have? Or, you simply like to decorate furniture but you do not know how to do it? In this post, I will explain with 6 simple steps how to enamel furniture to make it easier and easier to make, depending on the type of material they are made of.Glazing enamel wooden furniture

 If the furniture is made of melamine, metal or non-porous surfaces

  1. Give a of sanding, as if you wipe a rag, to scratch the surface a bit.
  2. Wipe the surface with a damp cloth.
  3. Apply an off- road  to roller, it is always advisable to enamel rollers, not foam, will leave a much smoother finish. Leave to dry according to the manufacturer’s recommendations. This step is very important because, if the primer is not applied, the paint does not have enough grips and will jump to a minimum rubbing.
  4. Apply the first coat of paint, you choose the color and finish. Above all, it is recommended that the direction of the roller be the same, that is to say, if it is carried out vertically in the same direction all the furniture and let dry according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.
  5. Give a thin layer of sandpaper to open the pore a little.
  6. Apply the second coat of paint to the roller, change the direction of the direction to be painted, ie if the first hand is vertical, the second apply horizontally to make everything more uniform.

 If the furniture is made of wood, pallets or porous or very porous surfaces

  1. Give a thin layer of sanding, as if you were to wipe it, to scratch the surface a little or if it is virgin wood to remove the wood particles and leave it smooth.
  2. Wipe the surface with a damp cloth.
  3. Apply an all-round primer or wood- to-roller primer with enamel roller and allow drying according to the manufacturer’s recommendations. This step is very important because, if you do not apply the primer coat, when you paint the surface it can absorb a lot of paint and you will have to give more hands of paint until you are all uniform.
  4. Once the primer has dried, apply a coat of and finish it in the same direction. Again, allow to dry according to manufacturer’s recommendations.
  5. He gives a fine sanding hand to open the pore of the painting a little.
  6. Apply the second coat of paint in the opposite direction to the first coat, ie if you apply the first coat of paint vertically the second coat applies the horizontal coat so that everything is even.

If you are determined to transform your furniture you can find very good advice in this explanatory about painting wood surfaces. In addition, if you are encouraged you can upload your project with step by step, in our section for Projects for the Whole House. If you have any question you can consult us in the section of comment and one of our animators will answer all your doubts.

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