What kind of paint do I use on wood furniture?

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The type of paint you'll choose for your wood furniture depends on how you want it to look, whether the furniture will be used indoors or outdoors, and how the piece will be used. As far as looks- do you want the paint to be dull and flat? A kind of shiny semi-gloss? Or all-out glossy? If the furniture is going to be exposed to the elements, you may want to choose a durable enamel paint. And, if the paint needs to be washable and dirt-resistant, look for an acrylic. Latex paint dries quickly and is durable too.
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What Kind of Paint Do I Use on Wood Furniture?
Painting wood furniture is a sure way to either dress up or renew older or pressed wood varieties. A few guidelines and applications are available for different types of paint on wooden furniture, but the underlying factor for using any kind of paint, be... More »
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You can use latex paint to paint woof furniture. If you are looking for a different look you might want to try staining your wood furniture instead of painting it.
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