Ideas To Paint Log Beds
Log beds – Strong, simple and versatile, a wooden bed is a very popular option that complements many bedroom styles. Some of the most prominent types of wood used in house construction are pine, oak and cedar. Although wood can be very beautiful, some people prefer to paint, which is not difficult. Preparation of the wood guarantees a perfect base on which the paint will remain for years.
Go over the wood with medium grain sandpaper. Sand following the grain of the wood. Remove wood dust with a sticky rag. The sand bed, this time using fine grain sandpaper. Remove the dust from the wood with the tack cloth. Look for knot holes or other imperfections in the frame. These should be covered with wood filler or wood putty. After the indentations have been found and made free of dust, they open a filler can matches the wood.
Use a spatula to remove a small amount of wood putty and apply gently to the crevices. Pass the spatula over the putty at a 45 degree angle to smooth out and ensure full coverage. Do this until the marks are not visible. And then, allow the putty to dry according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Go over dry putty with fine grain sandpaper. Remove dust with a sticky rag. Spread old newspapers or a tarp under the wooden bed before applying primer.