Asked on Jun 1, 2017

Can you paint over black lacquer bedroom furniture?

KEYstlKendraSLO
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7 answers
  • Dysko7710
    Dysko7710
    on Jun 1, 2017

    If anything would work on that, it would be chalk paint. It is designed to adhere to high gloss finishes so you don't have to sand. You might want to get a small container and test it out first, but I bet it would work!
  • Elizabeth Dion
    Elizabeth Dion
    on Jun 1, 2017

    Absolutely. Use either a paint deglosser and a primer or Kilz Adhesion Primer, then you are ready to paint.
  • William
    William
    on Jun 1, 2017

    Don't use a deglosser. It will melt the lacquer finish and leave a sticky rough surface. Its good for deglossing paint finishes, You need to sand to remove the gloss and roughen the surface for paint. Prime with a stain blocking primer like Zinsser 123 or BIN then paint with your color.
  • Kendra
    Kendra
    on Jun 1, 2017

    Thank you I will try that!!

  • SLO
    SLO
    on Jun 1, 2017

    Ditto William
  • Kendra
    Kendra
    on Jun 1, 2017

    Thank you
  • KEYstl
    KEYstl
    on Nov 7, 2020

    kendra, how did your project turn out? I have black lacquer Henredon set and want to refurb to something more modern.

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