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9/8/20       
Nancy Wallis Member

A customer wants us to spray an Eichler home with splatter paint on the original kitchen cabinets. I've never sprayed splatter paint before.

9/8/20       #2: paint cabinets ...
MAURICIO POLI

Last year I did a children furniture like this:
base coat was an off-white
then I applied primary colors red, yellow, blue; the same way one apply fly specks in country style furniture.
Using different spray guns to reach different sizes and pattern.
After all one coat of water white lacquer low sheen
It was funny to do this.
Hope I could explain
Good luck!

9/9/20       #3: paint cabinets ...
JeffA

Unlike what MAURICIO attempted to say, this may not be the time to learn. If this isn't your skill set is it in your best interest to take on this job?

9/9/20       #4: paint cabinets ...
Nancy Wallis Member

Thanks Mauricio. We've done a number of splatter pieces over the years(not quite as colorful as yours!) Actually the key word here is "Eichler". We intend to duplicate the way it was done when the home was built.

9/9/20       #5: paint cabinets ...
Nancy Wallis Member

There is a paint made by Zolotone that is a splatter paint, usually used on pick up beds and trunks. That's what I have not used before and really don't want to spray on kitchen cabinets. So I'm researching what was originally used when the home was built.

9/9/20       #6: paint cabinets ...
Bob Niemeyer  Member

Website: niemeyerrestoration.com

What you are looking for is a Zolatone finish system as that is what was used in the Eichler homes. Problem is Zolatone has changed the product over the years. Call Zolatone as they are aware that people are doing what you want to do and can help guide you to the best product to get as close as you can to the original finish used.

9/10/20       #7: paint cabinets ...
Daniel Shafner Member

This video might help.

That's splatter paint.

There's a different technique for a cotton candy type paint, called veiling lacquers. These are disheveling, marbleing, veiling, cobwebbing, cotton candy, or spider webbing type finishes. Look up on youtube "spider webbing paint".

The Iwata SGD71 pressure feed spray gun is outfitted with a special fluid nozzle and air cap for disheveling and flyspecking.

Devilbiss makes the JGA-510-DEC and the MSA-510-DEC guns. These guns can also do flyspecking.

Zolatone Spray Tehnique

9/11/20       #8: paint cabinets ...
MAURICIO POLI

Thank you very much !
I have learn a lot today!

9/14/20       #9: paint cabinets ...
Shane

I have one of the old devilbiss veiling guns that hasnít seen action in many years....


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