Metallic Spray Paint

Kari PalomoFebruary 14, 2013
I recently found a wood serving tray on clearance and thought it would be perfect if I sprayed it with a metallic paint. I used the pictures paint, followed the directions and while it is completely dry now (it has been a week) it leaves silver on my hands when I touch it. What did I do wrong? Do I need to put a seal coat over it? I thought that was optional??
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Liza Jane Interiors
Not sure what went wrong but I would put a spray sealer over top to 1. protect the finish and 2. prevent the flaking/peeling.
1 Like    Bookmark   February 14, 2013 at 11:27AM
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I had this problem with metallic paint too (I am about to redo a kitchen and in the interim had the brilliant idea of spray painting all the pale grey handles gold) Now everytime I open a draw I end up with gold on my hands (feel like the girl in James Bond... if only). Anyway all being torn out soon.
Have fun - looks like a nice project.
    Bookmark   February 14, 2013 at 11:55AM
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Kari Palomo
Ok I'll try a seal coat. Any recommendations on which type or brand I use?
    Bookmark   February 14, 2013 at 12:01PM
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Blinds Max
Yeah a seal coat should work. Your local hobby store should have good options, I would bet the associates there could point you to the best option. It looks so nice!
1 Like    Bookmark   February 14, 2013 at 12:03PM
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