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  1. Hello I am starting to paint some honey oak dining room chairs. They are wanting to do off white and some grey (possibly dry brushed) also wanting wood to show with light distressing. Any suggestions 🤔

    1. If you’re painting white over oak I’d recommend using a Zinsser clear shellac primer before painting so that you can also distress them. Oak is known for bleeding yellow thru whites. Good luck!

  2. I’m just learning to paint with fusion products. I painted a secretary in pebble, a china cabinet in a mix I created of lamp white, French eggshell and pebble and a cedar chest in limestone. I tried bringing up the embellished parts with antiquing wax and I’m not excited about it. It looks kind of grubby. These pieces are elegant and I don’t want the distressed look. So…question how can I remove or lighten the wax and use glaze instead. What do i have to do for prep? There is no wax on all the piece just hilited areas have minimal wax. I also would like to put a coat of sealer on in a satiny gloss when completed. Thank you.

    1. You’ll need to remove the wax with mineral spirits and clean well with fusion tsp in those areas. You may have to touch up the paint afterwords. After you’ve gotten all wax removed and touch ups done, wait 24 hours and you’re ready to apply glaze. In my opinion glaze has a more elegant look to it than wax. 24 hours after glazing you can apply Fusion Tough Coat. Tough Coat comes in Matte (slight sheen) and Gloss. If you’d like a more semi gloss sheen you can mix 1/2 Matte and 1/2 Gloss. Hope this answers your questions.

        1. Yes, you can glaze over tough coat but if it’s on a table top or something that gets wiped often I’d recommend putting tough coat on after the glaze as well.

  3. I’m thinking of painting my furniture similar to your little lamb
    W ash detailing. Do you think Bedford with ash glaze or antiquing glaze would give the beat results??

    1. Bedford is one of those colors that you could use a variety of glaze colors on. It’s got brown and gray in it. Antiquing glaze would be more subtle, Ash or Chocolate would be more dramatic. Keep in mind that antiquing glaze is a very light brown. Hope that helps.

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