Lisa M. Nelthropp: The Primitive Muralist
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Woodgraining

Woodgraining was extensively used in architectural ornamentation, particularly in the 19th century. These warm finishes can be applied to doors, frames, furniture, and walls to add a classic look to any interior. For more information, please contact Lisa.






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Table
The Brickhouse, Gilmanton, NH





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Mahogany Cabinets
The Walgreen House, Alton, NH

This striking mahogany finish is created by seventeen passes with two different paints for the basecoats, five different colors of glazes on top of the basecoats, and a finish of three coats of oil varnish for durability.





Sample Woodgraining Finishes

Woodgraining: Mahogany
Mahogany


Woodgraining: Zebra Wood
Zebra Wood


Woodgraining: Tiger Maple
Tiger Maple


Woodgraining: Bird's Eye Maple
Bird's Eye Maple






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