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breal922 wrote:
Tub - How to achieve the finish on the exterior of the tub?
     Comment   January 25, 2014
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Great question and bear with me as I am awaiting the answer from the homeowner!...that is a beauty. I know this couple saved a lot of money with the finishes in their new log home by obtaining a lot of materials and finishes at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore.
January 28, 2014 at 11:02AM      Thanked by breal922
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Ok, here we go. The below is the response from the homeowner. Pretty interesting.

Antique Copper Tub Finish:
1.) Apply black paint (use whatever you have on hand).
2.) Sponge on copper metallic paint (I used craft paint I got at Lowe's).
3.) Add a few verdigris highlights.
4.) Wipe on a layer of Antiquing craft paint (also available at Lowe's).
5.) Reapply copper, verdigris and/or glaze as desired.
Let each layer dry completely or you'll start rubbing it up. Just keep going at it until you like the result. It's a process, but I like the way it turned out. I don't think I used any kind of sealer because I liked the dull look, but I guess it wouldn't hurt.
Good luck!
January 28, 2014 at 1:40PM      Thanked by breal922
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