go with the gray
Ever since posting this gray pedestal table, I’ve received a few requests to replicate the finish-most recently for this curvy console table. It had been painted a number of times, but it’s made out of some weird synthetic material so stripping it was out of the question and sanding only revealed more cracked layers. So, instead of fighting them, I embraced them-what a difference some gray paint and drybrushing can make! Here is the table before:
After some light sanding, I brushed on a coat of Kilz latex-based primer and then two coats of Sherwin Williams Argos. Next, I very lightly drybrushed some white paint, and then finally, two coats of wipe-on poly in a satin finish to protect it. Here is was it looks like now-the drybrushing reallyhighlights the curves and edges of the table beautifully:
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