Antique Glaze Finish

Antiquing is the technique of glazing a base finish to simulate age or create an interesting color effect. Enamel is the most common base for antiquing, but varnished, shellacked, and lacquered surfaces can also be glazed. Using antiquing glaze is one of the most effective finish process . Glaze is generally thicker, will finish a bit darker, and sometimes is more of a paste .

Application of Glaze

Before applying the glaze, paint your wood pieces as you normally would, and allow it to dry completely. If you’re going to distress the piece, do so before applying the glaze. If you’ve sanded after painting, either to smooth out the surface or to distress, make sure that the piece is free of dust before applying the glaze. Antiquing wood with glaze will add a darkened patina to the top of your piece, and creates the appearance of dark buildup in any crevices, lines, and design work your piece may have.

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Glazing Styles

Glazing being a premium finish gives an antique look to kitchen cabinets . There are a number of shades of glaze ,Glazing looks really mesmerizing on carved cabinets or cabinets with lots of detail in the doors and drawer fronts. Glazing is also for sure very attractive on country cabinets with wainscoting or white painted finishes.We have lots of options and a wide variety of styles and colors available, which you will easily find the combination that creates the perfect look for your new kitchen.You can reach out to us to for a great choice and finish guidance .

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