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Dark Wax

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This is the perfect piece for me to try my hand at mixing a Dark Soft Wax glaze and Silver Gilding Wax. I love the lines of this French style desk. It is a well constructed piece with great hardware. I decided to paint it using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® in color Graphite which is a beautiful grey black. The perfect outdoor painting temperatures are between 55 - 85 degrees within a 24 hour time period. So if temps get below 55 degrees at night or over 85 degrees during the day it is suggested…

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Sometimes painted furniture needs that extra pizazz in the final steps and adding some dark wax can bring dimension and shadows where they would naturally on an older piece. It's so easy to use and wipe off so it's great for beginners! Play around with it until you get the look you like.

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A video tutorial of how to correctly use dark wax, including what not to do, and how to fix mistakes.

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Tinting furniture wax with paint is really easy to do and can be a great 'Annie Sloan Dark Wax' alternative. I actually prefer tinting my own wax over purchasing. Having control over the colour and shade which best compliments my furniture make-over is great. Spending a fraction of the cost that brand name dark waxes charge is even better!

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Learn how to apply dark wax over chalk paint. This subtle technique makes furniture look antique. Read some tips to keep the antiquing subtle and realistic, instead of looking dirty. Plus tips for removing dark wax if you go overboard.

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Make your own dark finishing wax using all natural ingredients! I wanted a cost-effective way to try out a black finishing wax, I had just purchased an amazing dark wax from Minwax but it’s b…

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