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How to Transform a Desk with Aluminum Paint

Give a drab desk a whole new look by painting it with aluminum paint.

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Step 1: Clean the Surface of the Desk and Tape Off

Clean the top surface of the desk and tape off the edges. Fill the dents and scratches with car putty using plastic spreaders, then spread to a smooth surface. When dry, the surface is sanded and wiped clean of dust in preparation for painting.

Step 2: Apply the Aluminum Paint

For the top coat, roll on a coat of durable weatherproof aluminum paint with a foam roller (Image 1) and smooth with a foam brush (Image 2).

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