Topping a table with zinc sheet metal
So here's the whole set finished up....I did a post on painting with the ASCP in "Emperor's Silk" a couple of days ago...this post is a long one but if you're curious as to how we topped the table with zinc this will show you the process.... First is measuring of course. And the zinc comes in sheets which have a plastic protective sheet on one side (you'll see it in some of the other photos) This is the adhesive that attaches the sheet metal to the surface...it helps eliminate any "bounce"…
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D I Y Decorative Painting Finishes
Hello Everyone We are taking a break from the series on Keri's patio allowing her to catch up with the construction. So let's talk 'Decorative Finishes'. If you have followed me you will know that I am always seeking painting finishes for refurbishing furniture bits. I have "smuggled" oil paint home from Europe, taken classes, tried Annie Sloan, read endlessly and experimented. You should see my "failure" piles........so sad! All that has changed with one ingenious woman, Amy Howard. As a…
The PE-8000 is one of Premier’s designer series: quarter inch stainless steel inlay bars divide laminate panels on all non-access walls. Optional centered clear safety mirrors complete with inlaid stainless steel bars unify the design. The stainless steel suspended ceiling along with the clad return, transom and door ties the handrails and band all together.
I just realized that I didn't ever post on how we aged our zinc table top (see the topping a table with zinc post here) In this photo the new zinc is on the right. It looks similar to stainless steel. The piece on the left is after several coats of cupric sulfate solution. The cool thing about the zinc is that this isn't permanent. You can take 320 or 400 grit sandpaper to it and go all the way back to the shiny, original finish. The cupric sulfate is a blue color and it is a chemical. You…
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