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Mahogany

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Mahogany 4.6 5 5 5
Great product We used the floor paint on our stairs and in all the bedrooms. It looks great and covers really well. We used the appropriate primer first! We're going to use this on our living room floor next. 26 August 2014
perfect complement to antique stained oak I had a custom made storm door of white oak stained a dark oak/mahogany hue & needed a colour for the exterior of my original antique oak door that would harmonize nicely. I made a terrible mistake with a Benjamin Moore product that ended up looking slickly purple, but then was redeemed by this perfect choice. Perfect perfect perfect. Made me look like a genius. 27 June 2014
Exactly as expected, though surprised along the way! I bought this paint along with the dark paint undercoat from F&B online. Incredibly quick and easy (and a bit cheaper than buying in the local homebase). Both went on easily with a roller to reduce brush marks. At first coat, with the mahogany, I was a little apprehensive as it's a rather bright purple when wet. But dries to a beautiful, rich, dark nutty (with a hint of purple) brown. Lovely. Highly recommend. 29 March 2014
Beware Difficult Matt Dark Colours I bought this colour in Estate Emulsion (a very matt finish) to decorate my cinema room. Initially I'd tried putting it on with a brush as I'd successfully managed with a lighter colour in Modern emulsion, but where the patches overlap, there is very obviousl 'flashing' where the finish goes from very matt to slightly less matt. Ultimately the only way to apply this paint flawlessly I have found is to use a roller on a pole and to roll from ceiling to floor in overlapping strokes (overlap by 2/3 of a stroke) and cover the wall in a single session with no breaks. You must keep a wet edge at all times, or you will get a 'join'. Also, the finish, being very matt and absorbent, picks up fingerprints and other touch marks very obviously. They are apparent as 'shiny' patches. I haven't tried to touch up the finish, but I suspect it is not going to be easy to touch up without looking obvious. Luckily I have sufficient paint left that I can over-paint an entire wall if I need to. Once painted, the finish (in its virgin state) is lovely. Very matt, and the brown is very rich and neutral (not tending towards purple or other colours). On reflection, I'd probably opt for Modern Emulsion if I did it again, for the sake of pure practicality. I'm sure Estate Emulsion is great for light and mid-tones, but for darks, it seems too high maintenance. 07 August 2013
Perfect for doors which were previously 'grained'. We had a number of grained doors, dating from the 20s/30s, in our boot room and old kitchen. Mahogany paint looks better than the original, and also blends well with Elizabethan beams. Absolute dream to put on, though it did need two generous coats plus undercoat. 25 January 2013
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A very useful colour used to imitate mahogany both internally and externally and in place of graining. Dark Tones Undercoat.

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