Waxing furniture for an aged appearance

Using wax on your painted furniture can be a bit tricky! Hope you find this tutorial helpful. Please visit our blog for the complete tutorial!
before...one coat of aqua under one coat of coral chalk paint
Proper tools go a long way to making the entire process much easier!
our preferred wax
We mix our wax with mineral spirits to create a glaze...this photo illustrates the consistency we are looking for
after applying wax and removing with a clean rag
We use a chip brush to get the excess wax out of the nooks and crannies
after brushing excess out
after final buff to reveal aqua underneath

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  • Amanda
    on Feb 10, 2013

    great tutorial on using wax to age furniture.

  • Rachel @I'llJustPaintIt.com
    on Jul 23, 2013

    Thanks for this tutorial! I also used Old White and no clear wax, just dark on my first ASCP endeavor. Glad to know I'm not the only one!!! Love your glaze recipe too! Trying it tomorrow!

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