For the top coat on this piece, I decided to try General Finishes Flat Out Flat, as the guys at the Woodcraft store said it’s flatter than the “matte” finish of other polycrylics out there. I absolutely love the finish it gives. It looks like it’s been buffed and polished, but I can spray it (which is a win-win) for me. | Evolution of Style Blog
Our newest milk paint colors will be available very soon in stores across America, Canada and the UK, including Rockler and Woodcraft stores. Find a store near you at http://generalfinishes.com/where-buy.
Dresser Transformed with Amy Howard’s One Step Paint. The old dresser was cleaned with Krud Kutter and sanded. Amy’s paint colors Black and Atelier were mixed together then thinned with water for the consistency would work for spraying. It dries very fast! The top coat sprayed on is General Finishes Flat Out Flat (The Woodcraft store guys said it’s flatter than the “matte” finish of other polycrylics). Rub ‘n Buff was used on the hardware. Feb 2016. http://www.evolutionofstyleblog.com
The expert at the Woodcraft store (along with my woodworker friend) recommended we use Wood Juice. Honestly, we were sold on the name alone, not to mention the fact it boasts being able to prevent checking, cracking and warping in wood.
As for the topcoat, we again went with what the expert from the woodcraft store recommended — this Arm-R-Seal Oil & Urethane Topcoat: He told us this satin finish oil and urethane topcoat would do the trick and if properly applied that we'd be able to rest sweaty and wet glasses all over the top of the table with no damage