Which type of Satin Black Paint for a Computer Desk?
I'm ignorantly stupidly braindead when it comes to painting. I was wanting to know what type of paint I would need to make a satin black finish on a computer desk and what type of primer would be best advised(if any)?
I plan on using birch wood to build the desk, but now I'm at the point of picking my paint.
Personally, I would use spray paint for this type of thing. I would not attempt a brush finish. As for paint, I would just stick with one of the better brands. I would definitely prime before painting. Ideally, use a primer close to the final color if available. Go with a Krylon or Rustoleum paint. As for the satin finish, if you are going to apply a clear finish over the paint, then use gloss paint and then use a clear satin polyurethane for the clear finish. If not, then simply use a satin finish paint.
Just yesterday, we used clamps after glue simply to take the bow out of the wood we were using, and it straightened everything out for us. Usually though, any time you lay up a project the clamps are...