finishing off a mosaic on MDF

looleeukOctober 16, 2008

HI, I make mosaics generally on MDF and untill now it has been fine mosaicing my design and then just whitewashing the back and sides to finish it off. But recently the MDF I have used has been much less finished off or smooth - not sure why - and if I paint the sides then they just look even more rough? Any tips on smoothing it out a bit and making it look better - or is mosaicing the sides with further the only way? I tend to work with glass sheets rather than tiles so don't have lots of tiles to use round the sides.

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bamasusanna

Try sanding it. I have also rubbed grout into the edge.

    Bookmark   October 16, 2008 at 11:31AM
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katishooked

Hey looleeuk could we see some pix?

    Bookmark   October 16, 2008 at 6:07PM
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texaswild

Also I used wood filler on the edges and sand.

    Bookmark   October 17, 2008 at 1:08PM
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