Authentic trash cabinet :)

lazy_gardensSeptember 4, 2003

Rescued from the alley a few years ago.

One door missing, and no glass in the other one, but the aged finish was fabulous (you can't duplicate the effect of decades of neglect and layers of paint with a mere kit) and it fit in the spot I wanted a display cabinet.

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penny1947

best "crackle finish" I have seen yet (LOL).
Penny

    Bookmark   September 6, 2003 at 6:40AM
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barbara52

love it... loads of character!

    Bookmark   October 13, 2003 at 4:23PM
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jancc

have a recipe for 'crackling'
paint base coat on wood. let dry.
dilute PVA glue with water and paint over base coat.
allow glue to semi dry, then paint over with top coat. it will crackle before your eyes. it must be water based paint not oil based.
experiment first with small pieces of wood to get timing right. best of luck

    Bookmark   October 30, 2003 at 8:37AM
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annsb

Jancc;
I thought for a moment you were going to say."Paint base coat on wood. Let dry outside for a few years";)
Ann

    Bookmark   October 30, 2003 at 8:43PM
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grinch_gut

That is way cool! Stacy

    Bookmark   October 31, 2003 at 8:26AM
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