Custom Lacquer Frame

by | Jun 20, 2019

Custom Lacquer Picture Frame Gilded and Lacquered, Armand Lee Artmill Group Chicago Mirror Frames

Armand Lee frequently receives requests to design and create unique frames for custom home decor. Over the course of two months, our staff designed, built, and painted a commissioned custom lacquer frame. The process was anything but simple. Much like the finish on this custom mirror frame, there were several layers of work to execute. Our finishing experts created the final look by starting with a clean wood surface. They added layer after layer of primer, red undertone, gold leaf, paint, and gloss that, after sanding by hand, yielded a beautiful black satin finish. We recorded the step-by-step process that you can view in the video below:


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