Recently my Homeright paint sprayer broke down in the middle of a project, which caused a little bit of a scramble to finish. I have to say it has been a very reliable sprayer and great results for various projects. But it is fairly expensive and I needed something quick, so I ordered the HVLP […]
Stenciling is a new project challenge. I’ll be giving more step by step descriptions in future projects.
First you need wood of course. I have been using some reclaimed pallet wood. You have to be a little more cautious about the pallet wood you get considering all the different products are shipped on it.
I usually clean it with a spray bottle filled with vinegar. That should kill any typical bacteria.
I also lightly sand it to get the entire rough surface off, since you need relatively smooth surface to use your stencil on.
I’ve used acrylic paint and a technique called dry brushing.