I was going to color til I got here throughout your blog. The top surfaces of the furniture nevertheless are VERY slick and may be laminate not optimistic. My question is…is there anyway for the stain to work on this? My plan is to have the whole piece black apart from the drawer facings… which I am leaving wood colour. I will be making the wood somewhat darker, right now the wooden is lighter than I would like. I wasn’t positive if the stain would work on the tops of the bed room set.
On a whim,I decided to freshen up our hall toilet. including giving our 15-12 months-old unfinished wood vanity cabinet a lightweight green wash. To protect its natural grain, we had skilled painter end the surface with an eggshell sealer. Also tested the colour on a paint stirrer and a cheap wood frame I had purchased Michael’s particularly for that purpose. I am planning to do my bed room furniture black.
First of all-stunning job on the pine items! Well…I finally convinced my husband to let me paint our stable oak desk and chairs black. I even have to make sure we don’t live to remorse this. Some recommend that oak is difficult to stain or paint due to its grooves and wood grain. Do you have expertise with both portray or staining oak.
Waverly Inspirations sold at Walmart within the craft section has black chalk paint that is reasonably priced. Use the clear wax over it and it’ll look identical to the stain, even better.
What do you suppose is the most effective method for reworking my light oak to black? Diane, I was so happy after I read your instructions for utilizing Minwax Polyshades in black. I was planning to color an unfinished pine chest but appreciated the sound of using the stain as an alternative.