Antique Bookcase

Antique book boxwith your own hands. In the article, you will learn how to turn a casket (blank) into a beautiful old book-casket.

Materials and tools:

  1. wooden box-book;
  2. Acrylic primer
  3. acrylic paints;
  4. glue for decoupage;
  5. decoupage napkins with a suitable image;
  6. bitumen;
  7. water-based topcoat (matte);
  8. sandpaper;
  9. brushes;
  10. foam foam sponges
  11. rope.

Step 1

Sand the wooden blank with fine sandpaper. Shake off the dust with a dry brush. Apply a layer of white acrylic primer. It will perfectly prepare the surface for gluing the napkin: it aligns the wooden surface and makes the design brighter.

Step 2

Scrub the workpiece again after the soil dries. Wipe the dust with a brush.

Step 3

Paint the book back with an acrylic paint in olive color.Give the paint to dry.

Step 4

On the cover of the "book" we put a napkin with a suitable pattern. Remove the lower layers, you need only the top paint layer. We glue the napkin with a glue for decoupage and a wide synthetic brush. The napkin is smoothed from the center to the edges, slightly pulling.

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