Rebecca Cardenas
Rebecca Cardenas
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  • San Antonio, TX
Asked on Mar 11, 2018

Faux Antique style head&foot board

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It's metal and i would like to paint it white any suggestions??
q faux antique style head foot board
8 answers
  • Sharon
    on Mar 11, 2018

    I would rub with 0000 steel wool and spray paint with Rustoleum spray paint for metal.

  • Johnavallance82
    on Mar 11, 2018

    ESP first then paint.

  • Kal21880830
    on Mar 11, 2018

    You have to sand it lightly with steel wool first to break up the shiny finish so the paint will stick to the surface. The Rustoleum spray paint for metal is fantastic. Lightly spray so you don't get runs and drips. It's better to take your time and do more than one or two light coats that are smooth.

  • Debbie Fulton
    on Mar 11, 2018

    I agree with the first 2 suggestions, but I would add, use a primer, Krylon, or Rustoleum, either one will work. As Kaleke said, spray lightly,staying about 12-18 inches away from frame. To avoid runs and drips. Then come back after dry, with top coat.

  • Theresa Lee
    on Mar 11, 2018

    I agree with the other responses. Sand lightly, then prime and paint using spray paint. Go with very light coats so that you don’t drip!

  • Alice
    on Mar 11, 2018

    Here's a video that might help

  • Man32729138
    on Mar 12, 2018

    check out heirloom traditional paint on YouTube. I ju watched several demos. i can’t wait to try !

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