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    Smooth painted metal effect on wood

    I primed and sanded it nice and smooth, i think part of the problem is the paint is heavy body but takes several coats to get opaque... The foil is definitely an interesting idea but there are beveled edges so not sure if that would work. Might look into that though
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    Smooth painted metal effect on wood

    Hey! I'm making some giant RAMBO knives out of poplar, and am looking for some advice on achieving a nice smooth metallic effect. I think the surfaces are too big to get an even finish with spray paint, and I don't have a paint gun. I've been using DecoArt americana silver, but brush strokes are...
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