Spray paint: rubber door mat with a primer (any light color), base coat with black (allow dry time between coats). Use two coats of the Matte Heirloom White, allow a few days airing time outside. Use 120 grit sand paper on a small hand sander, sand to distress/aged feel.
I use cardstock covered in tape for a resist. I use a thin layer of cormo wool and angora goat curls for the fins.Rather like cobweb felt. I only put the fiber on one side of the fins. This creates a few openings in the body to get the resist out. I put the "fish" in a clear plastic bag and use an electric hand sander until the felt is sticking together and the resist is soggy. Then I pull the resist out and continue felting by hand. If the openings around the fins don't clo
There are a few ways you can distress your painted furniture. Sanding Most of the time, you will want to use either a hand sander or an electric sander to distress your furniture. But there are a few things to know about this. When distressing, the type of grit
In reading up about restaining the deck, I think we should use a deck stripper, power washer and possibly cleaner, and then pole sander or hand sander and THEN reapply. Hopefully we'll do a better job this year and not have to do again next year.
RARE Ingersoll Rand Electric 115V Hand Sander 7 X 3.5 Cat. No. 8059 IR
Reasons to Use Chalk Paint1. Little To No Sanding2. It’s Forgiving – With chalk paint, the look is meant to be distressed, so when you mess up, a quick once over with a little hand sander is all you need to do to fix it, drips, etc, no worries, just sand them off.3. Easy Color Choices4. The Paint Goes a Long Way