Thursday, June 13, 2013

PRETTY GRAY BUFFET WITH LAYERS OF GLAZING

Although this guy was structurally sound, it was pretty beat up!  I am pretty darn good and fixing and patching but it would have taken forever to try and make this "perfect", so I went with the imperfections and gave it more of a rustic feel.


The original wood hardware make this piece look very Art Deco, which wasn't the look I was going for.  After removing the hardware, patching up any major spots and planing down the drawers to slide and fit nicely, it headed off the the sanding booth!


I really didn't know what I was finish I was going to end up with.  After a base coat of a pretty blue/gray color I did a black glaze.

I softened up the black glazing by doing a SUPER light whitewash over top of that then followed that with a soft champagne metallic glaze. Didn't really want it to be too metallicy, but did want a little something. Few coats of clear lacquer sprayed on and it is good to go!



I keep all of my old hardware and found the perfect pieces for this piece.  Love how it turned out!




1 comment:

  1. This is beautiful! But who am I kidding? ALL of your work is beautiful!

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