What kind of paint?

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I want to paint an old Secretary to go on my deck outside. What is the best kind of paint to use?
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  • Lynda Nichols Lynda Nichols on Jul 10, 2014
    Everyone tells me to use Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan. It is said that if you coat it very well with the paste wax it will hold up forever. If it were me, I would also, or instead, go over it with a polyurethane and seal it very well!

  • Cheryl Cheryl on Jul 10, 2014
    Thanks, Lynda

  • Sharon Kavanagh Sharon Kavanagh on Jul 11, 2014
    I agree with Linda. I painted an old wood bench with Annie Sloan chalk paint and then coated it with spray paint polyurethane. It has been sitting rather deep in my woodland garden for 9 weeks and still looks like the day I painted it. I am planning on leaving it out this winter, but do not know how it will make out during the winter.

  • Kara Spurlock Kara Spurlock on Jul 11, 2014
    Honestly you can you just about any type of paint, including spray paint! As long as you seal it with poly that is indoor/outdoor.