Glazing Over Oil Based Paint

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Karen Staff asked 2 years ago

I painted my fireplace mantle with a tan colored oil base paint. My intent is to glaze and/or distress the mantle using glaze. I hate the oil based glaze I bought….Is it possible for me to use a water based glaze over an oil based paint?

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Anonymous Staff answered 5 years ago

You must use an oil base glaze over oil base paint. The water based glaze won't stick and could, most likely will, flake or peel.

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