How to Paint Wood Photo Frames

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If you’re interested in tips to paint a wood picture frame then you’ve discovered the right article. We’re going to talk about the whole process of painting wood picture frames at home and without using costly products.

How do you get ready for the paint job? You don’t need much space, so installing a small workshop in your garage or somewhere else on a table it’ll be just fine. If you’re working on a table, cover it with paper or with a large piece of cloth. Now get the things you need. Get your picture frames or the picture frame. Bring several paintbrushes, the color, sandpaper, some dry fabric and a water jar. Now you’re ready to get going.

First step is to dismantle the picture frame. Put the backing and the glass away, and put the frame on the table. Use the sandpaper to remove most of the old paint and to level the wood surface. Take one of the dry materials and wipe the frame until it’s neat. Now you’re set to start painting it. You can do this with only a standard paintbrush but some prefer to use a roller brush and others choose to utilize a foam roller. You decide which kind of brush you prefer. You can choose many types of paints, but we suggest you use acrylic paint. You won’t need undercoat if you use acrylic. You don’t need any oil based dissolver because it’s water based; after completing the work you can wash the paintbrushes and the other stained objects only with water.

You’re now ready to learn how to make a picture frame look fresh and catchy. Pick your favorite brush and start coloring the picture frame. Don’t hurry and make sure you brush it equally. And don’t put too much paint on it because this is just the first layer, and you’re going to apply another coat. After you finished with the first color level, your work for today is over. Let the picture frame dry for a day and a night and when it’s dried up you’re going to paint the final coating. If you want to paint it with different colors follow the same steps, first paint the ground color and after it’s dry, add the other colors.

You’re ready to begin painting your picture frame now. Go and get all you need and you’re one step closer to having new polished colored picture frames around your house. It’s a fun work you can engage with your family. Have fun!

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This article was published on 2011/06/08