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TheBigT
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Joined: Feb 27, 2006
Posts: 1644
From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 11 days ago; 1:13 pm   Permalink

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On 2018-06-11 11:38, AlohaStation wrote:
BigT - the trick is to seal the wood before doing the petina. If it is not sealed the paint/stain/crap that you paint it with will soak in. Once sealed the petina is brushed on all over (very messy) then the high areas are wiped off. Continue till the desired effect is reached (touch up any missed areas).



Thanks Tom, I'll try sealing first. I think I've been doing it the other way around. One thing I found with glaze first was the glaze making the overall tone darker than I wanted.


 
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AlohaStation
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Joined: Sep 27, 2004
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From: So FL
Posted: 6 days ago; 11:36 am   Permalink

My newest Mermaid palm frond



 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 6 days ago; 1:38 pm   Permalink

Wow
outstanding


 
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TheBigT
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From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 3 days ago; 6:28 pm   Permalink

that's coooool!

 
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hiltiki
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Joined: Jun 10, 2004
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From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: 3 days ago; 9:01 pm   Permalink

Love mermaids, nice.

 
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hiltiki
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From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: 3 days ago; 9:01 pm   Permalink

Love mermaids, nice.

 
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