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HAND FINISHING

14 September 2017

What different hand finishing is available?

Metal furniture can be finished in a number of ways, including hand-spraying, hand finishing with special paint effects, wax finish and lacquer. The finish used depends on the intended use of the piece and the artistic effect desired.

What are the techniques used to create certain finishes?

The most complicated finishes are the special paint effects. Here the piece is cleaned and primed, and then hand painted, ragged or sponged using metallic paints and glazes in sequence to achieve the desired effect. Most finishes require at least 3 different coats. Finally a layer of clear way is applied to seal the finish.

What are the most popular finishes currently?

Metallic special paint finishes remain popular, and we will soon be introducing some new variants including pewter and copper.

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