Stencil, Paint and Block Print Projects

Stencil, Paint and Block Print Projects

Book - 2002
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Firefly Books Ltd

Stencil, Paint and Block Print Projects contains complete, easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photographs to guide you. The book features:

    Stenciling
  • stencil patterns included
  • cutting stencils
  • new techniques -- free form and reverse-stenciling, stenciling with metallic leaf
  • transfers for intricate images

    Paint Treatments
  • sponging, smooshing and other textures
  • crackle
  • metallics and patinas
  • all about paint and craft supplies and their properties

    Block Printing
  • how to make block prints
  • all about paints and glazes
  • rustic prints
  • borders and vines
  • printing on stained wood
  • printing on a painted background

    Also included: a full section on making and repairing chair seats and cushions

Stencil, Paint and Block Print Projects is part of a four book series on Decorating Furniture based on Sheila McGraw's highly successful Painting & Decorating Furniture (pb: 1-55209-380-8) that has sold over 40,000 copies. Booklist called this volume "Quite probably the best general instruction on furniture decoration that exists."

With these four books as guides, anyone can decorate furniture like a professional. Each book contains complete, easy-to-follow instructions and hundreds of step-by-step color photographs. The extensive range of projects and techniques provides something for every taste. Other books in the series are Antique and Country Paint Projects (pb: 1-55297-615-7); Découpage, Paint and Fabric Projects (pb: 1-55297-616-5); Texture, Paint, Ornament and Mosaic Projects (pb: 1-55297-618-1).


A step-by-step guide to furniture finishes including tools and materials, processes and projects.

Publisher: Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2002
Description: 127 p. : col. ill
ISBN: 9781552976173
1552976173
Branch Call Number: 745.7 McG

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