Sand the Surface and Apply the Base Coat

Sand the surface of the desk until smooth.

Remove the hardware, then apply the base coat with a 6 1/2" seamless foam roller, then allow to dry.

Step 1

sand surface of desk until smooth

sand surface of desk until smooth

Paint the Hardware

Paint the hardware using silver paint.

Step 2

Apply the Glaze and Reattach the Hardware

Mix several drops of violet and black tint into half a painter's bucket of latex glazing liquid.

Apply the glaze in small sections, then wipe off with cheese cloth.

Apply glaze to the hardware.

After the glaze is dry, reattach the hardware.