a furniture finish created by painting a piece, then wiping away most of the paint before it has dried, leaving some paint in the cracks and corners
A white or light-colored pigment in either an oil or water vehicle. When wiped or brushed on to an open pore wood, the white stays in the pores and is usually wiped off the surface, either entirely or partially depending on the effect desired. Similar to the application of Filler.
Also known as Wrinkling, Puckering or Shriveling. Fault condition where the surface of the paint wrinkles like the surface of a prune.
The process of rubbing white paint into previously finished wood.
Applying a very transparent glaze of color to a wood surface, in essence "staining" it with color which allows the wood grain to show through. Easily accomplished by mixing 2 parts varnish with one part water then tinting with color of choice.
A term for a piece of wood that's been limed. Also a method of painting furniture and then wiping off the paint before it has completely dried leaving some on the edges.
A method used to give wood a whitish cast.
A technique of using thinned, transparent paint to give wood a "washed out" appearance, with the wood grain showing through.
A process of rubbing white paint or chemicals into previously finished wood.
A whitewashed paint finish.