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Re: [Yorke_Kits] Concrete Color

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  • Mike Bauers
    I got one of Toms kits 20 or more years ago. Then his instruction was to seal the kit with Floquil polyscale off-white and after letting it set for a couple of
    Message 1 of 7 , Jan 30, 2013
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      I got one of Toms kits 20 or more years ago. Then his instruction was to seal the kit with Floquil polyscale off-white and after letting it set for a couple of hours, paint over it with whatever paint you wish to use.

      Best to ya...
      Mike Bauers
      Milwaukee, Wi, USA



      On Jan 28, 2013, at 9:26 PM, "E. Craig Kanewske" <kanewske@...> wrote:

      > JD---
      >
      > This is what Tom wrote in the Pool Hall-Bordello instructions:
      >
      > "I mixed up a thin batch of acrylic stain from Apple Barrel Dolphin Gray,
      > Antique White, and a little Burnt Umber to give it a warm tint. This is a
      > watery mix. A stain. I used a spray bottle and wet down the casting
      > liberally. Then I brushed on the stain with a large pointed Sable brush.
      > Work on the damp casting. This will allow the stain to cover better and
      > blend together. It may take several applications to get the color density
      > you desire. Do not let the surface dry. Keep it damp. When you are
      > finished (stop before it gets too dark), you can mix up a tiny batch of
      > watery Burnt Umber to paint into the cracks and uneven surface. Work on a
      > damp casting. The color will be drawn into the cracks and blend very
      > nicely. You can blot off excess with your finger or damp towel. Work the
      > color in. Bring out all the details, but don't overdo it or make it too
      > dark. Be subtle here. Let this dry. The walkway can have some dirt rubbed
      > into the surface."
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