Q: How do I paint wood furniture (finished or unfinished) without it staying tacky/sticky afterward? Whenever I paint wood, no matter how long I wait for it to dry, whatever I place on top sticks or leaves marks behind. Should I seal it with something?
Sent by Michelle
Editor: Sarah Coffey used semi-gloss in her tutorial How To: Upgrade Furniture with Paint and Hardware. And there is probably more advice in the posts linked here Before & After: 5 Painted Furniture Projects. Who else has painted furniture? Who has advice for Michelle?
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