01 Dec French Dining Set, Spray Guns & the dreaded orange bleed through
A nice couple hired us recently to paint a vintage dining room set. Judging from the pictures, it appeared to be in great shape. The finish on it had such a high sheen and was so thick, it almost appeared to be some kind of resin.
The chairs had really nice lines. All ten of them. I didn’t realize the scale of the set until it was off loaded into our garage. It literally took up one entire stall of our garage.
Layering a couple different colors of paint and distressing all the details on ten chairs, two leaves, two pedestals and a very large table can be quite tedious. I’ve painted other dining tables in the past but always by hand and never of the same magnitude.
This time, I had it all figured out. Karen from Redoux Interiors suggested I bust out my sprayer. (isn’t she adorable! I just love Karen!)
We happen to have the exact same spray gun, but I’ve never been able to master the flow of my paint, so it’s been tucked away for a good year now.
Karen is like La Queen of spraying. When she told me the only thing I needed was a smaller needle, I was tickled pink and anxious to try it out. So I ordered one,
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