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Painted toy cart

Transform an old wooden toy cart into a colourful creation with a little bit of help from Resene.

Resene Toys and Games with Mark Rayner - Project 05

Difficulty level: Challenging

You will need: Clean cloth, Old wooden cart, Paintbrushes, Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Bright Spark, Resene Howzat, Resene Rocket and Resene Sports Star, Resene Quick Dry, Sandpaper

To get the look: Mark painted the background wall with Resene SpaceCote Flat tinted to Resene Black White.

Other ideas: For a high gloss finish, apply two coats of Resene Aquaclear gloss over the paintwork.

Step 1
Step one
Lightly sand the wooden cart.
Step 2
Step two
Wipe off any sanding dust with a clean cloth.
Step 3
Step three
Apply one coat of Resene Quick Dry to the wooden cart and allow two hours to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Paint the inside of the cart with two coats of Resene Bright Spark, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 5
Step five
Paint the outside of the cart with two coats of Resene Rocket, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 6
Step six
Paint the wheels and handle of the cart with two coats of Resene Sports Star, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 7
Step seven
Paint the top edges of the base of the cart with two coats of Resene Howzat, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 8
Step eight
Paint the top cross piece of the handle with two coats of Resene Howzat, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.

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