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Amaco RUB 'N Buff - European Gold, VWARNB08

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To enable personalised advertising (like interest-based ads), we may share your data with our marketing and advertising partners using cookies and other technologies. I have also used it outside our house on the stone name and it has lasted in the sun and rain no problems.Rub onto clean, dry, or previously painted surfaces or on post-fired ceramics with a gloved finger or soft cloth, then gently buff to a beautiful luster. I want it to be gold but spray paint is not going to give me the finish I’m looking for… and so I turned to Rub ‘N Buff. Here is a mirror I brushed with European Gold, which is slightly less saturated in color and not as yellow.

I have been told by the manufacturer that you can create your own range of colors by mixing the colors together to get the shade you like.If you are using Rub n Buff on a surface that will be handled regularly (knobs, faucets, etc) it’s important to sand and prime first for best adhesion. I was positive this post had no application in my life but now I'm looking around to finds ways to incorporate this! European Gold – The least saturated, cooler-toned of all of the Rub ‘n Buff golds, this shade is more of a champagne hue and is best if you want just a slightly gold tinted color. It’s the easiest and quickest way to achieve a realistic antique metal finish, and it’s an enjoyable process too!

European Gold Rub 'n Buff is a cool, light gold wax-metallic finish that is perfect for antiquing, stenciling and other craft projects. Spray primer — Only required for objects that will be handled, or for better adhesion on slick surfaces. Comparing all of the metallic Rub n Buff Colors to find the best gold, silver, and copper colors for craft projects.

There’s this stuff in a little tube that really could live up to the marketing hype of “miracle cream” but it’s not a face product. Apply a pea-sized small amount to a soft cloth or your finger (I wear latex gloves), and rub the wax onto any metal, wood, plastic, ceramic, or glass surface. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve used this stuff, but let’s just say any time you need to paint something metallic and actually make it look like real gold, silver, or copper, Rub n Buff is the most convincing one out of any finish you could use. Your brush must also be clean, dry, and dense enough with fine bristles (see my brush recommendation linked in the materials list at the top of the post). Since it’s a wax-based product, to give it a more durable finish, you can buff your finished item with a soft cloth.

Because Rub n Buff goes on in such a thin layer, it isn’t like paint that will show a difference in thickness between the original and the repair. If you’d like to file an allegation of infringement, you’ll need to follow the process described in our Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy.

Our product range has grown over the years too and includes many famous international brands from the world of art and design materials as well as lower cost items. It will save me both time and money as I was contemplating all of the golds to do my own comparison before I tackle refinishing two brassy chandeliers. Amaco’s Rub 'n Buff Metallic Finishes are great for adding finishing touches to wood, plaster, pottery, metal, leather, or gessoed surfaces. I carry all of the 9 currently available colors as well as the Ruby and Patina that have been discontinued. I was very curious as I had tried the black and it was very gritty and couldn’t get a smooth result.

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