First up, lots of sanding and a coat of primer. I decided to give spray paint a try on this one, two coats of Rust-Oleum Painter's Touch primer. She already looked better.
Next, two coats of Rust-Oleum Painter's Touch in spa blue, again the spray version. It was a bit bright, but I knew I would tone it down with glaze.
I smeared on the glaze in sections, then rubbed most of it off. I had some brown paint leftover from another project, so I just used that for my glaze. Remember all the grooves and gouges on the top - perfect for soaking up the glaze.
A coat of Minwax Finishing Wax and she was smooth as silk. I sprayed a coat of oil rubbed bronze on the handles and she was complete. I think she looks sweet in blue!
The spray paint was quick, easy and worked well for this project. It's probably a bit pricey to use on larger pieces and definitely not good for the environment, but I would definitely recommend giving it a try on a small piece.
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