I thought about the color and what to do with it. The decision was to repaint it red and apply a black glaze.
wood glue for repair
clamps to hold it
red Rustoleum spray paint
Black, Valspar paint
I've sprayed the entire piece using the Rustoleum spray paint. I used this paint because it adheres so well and is very durable when it dries. The piece was baked out in the sun for hours to dry.
The Valspar glaze is applied with a brush and then promptly wiped off, as you can see from the photo.
Look at the detail in this piece! I just love how the black glaze that settles in the nooks and crannies of this piece.
Here is the piece all finished. No need for any clear coat on this one. It should hold up just fine.
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