Step 1: Apply The Copper Surfacer

give metal look of copper patina apply copper surfacer to house number
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Mix the copper surfacer well to ensure that the metal particles are evenly distributed. Apply a thin coat using one of the foam brushes. Let dry (about an hour) before applying a second coat. Repeat until the surface has an even coverage of copper.
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    Tools List

    • foam brush
      1-inch foam brushes (two)
    • latex gloves
      Protective gloves

    Shopping List

    1. House numbers

    2. Sophisticated Finishes Copper Metallic Surfacer

    3. Sophisticated Finishes Patina Blue Antiquing Solution

    4. Clear Sealer