Most of the kitchen Iíve completed is pigmented CV ("white") with glaze and WW CV topcoat. I'm doing an island also distressed, but in a different color - black. I perplexed on this. What can I do to yield the best results without spending another $300 on pigmented CV when I only need a quart? I exaggerate. I know there are other options. Were it not for the distressing and a little bit of glaze, I wouldn't worry about a topcoat and just use a good paint. Do I use acrylic enamel with a waterbased poly topcoat? Oil paint? I'm just trying to think of things I can purchase in rather small quantities. Iím not trying to cut corners, mind you, I just donít want a load of something sitting around that cost half-an-arm.
From contributor J:
For black I've been tinting my sealer with a black that my finish supplier provided. I think itís around 2 oz/quart or so, I'd have to look. It also sands easier than a black primer or black CV. You can then top coat with clear CV. I am using Becker careseal and innovat.