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Want to create a "brushed" metal look on a spray painted lamp




2006

I have refinished a metal lamp (unknown type of metal). I have sanded spray painted & applied clear lacquer finish. Results unsatisfactory--lamp looks cheap. I would like to create a "brushed" surface. I have a Dremel [on eBay or Amazon] tool with many attachments.

I would appreciate your advice.

Sincerely,

Susan Seitter
Hobbyist - Corpus Christi, Texas


The answer is simpler than you think, use a sponge to dab on a metallic paint then using a stiff bristled brush (a deck brush would probably work best) add the pattern however you want.

Marc Banks
Blacksmith - Elizabeth City, North Carolina
2006




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