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How to Get a Beautiful Finish With Spray Paint. With larger surfaces like tables, dressers and other furniture pieces with large flat areas, plan on sanding the paint to a smooth and even surface and then painting a clear coat over the paint.
liquid sander/deglosser (*LOVE!! This worked incredibly well! I applied it to stools at night, then painted the next morning (even tho it says it only needs 'dry time'). It was easy, fast and not messy. Plus, I was unable to scratch the paint off the bottom of the stools, when I tested its adhesion. SOLD! Never. sanding. again. )
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It is definitely ok to skip the sanding step in some cases before you paint a piece of furniture. However, before you skip the sanding step, here are a few things to know: 1. Is the Surface Shiny? Slick? If the surface is very smooth and shiny, I would hesitate
good tip for adding contrast when painting, as long as there are some grooves or unevenness to the surface. Rub a darker color paint into the grooves before spraying with the lighter color. If you only spray one coat the darker color should show in some areas.