Photos on wood

Reply

  #1  
Old 10-19-16, 04:36 AM
G
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Canada
Posts: 2
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Photos on wood

I want to put photographs on a painted wooden table, then finish it with some kind of varnish that won't hurt the photos. What do I use for adhesive to glue the photos on the table, and what can I finish the whole top with? Thanks for any help you can give me!!!
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 10-19-16, 04:52 AM
M
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA - N.E.Tn
Posts: 47,698
Received 330 Votes on 293 Posts
Welcome to the forums!

What type of paint is on the table? http://www.doityourself.com/forum/pa...latex-oil.html

Oil base poly/varnish will change the color of the photo. It will amber it some, more so as it ages. A waterbased poly won't affect the color any although it may change the sheen of the pic. Because any coating applied is fairly thin there won't be a lot of protection from any damage that might happen. A piece of glass overlaying the top would be better.

I don't know about the adhesive but I'm sure one of the others will.
 
  #3  
Old 10-19-16, 11:53 AM
G
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Canada
Posts: 2
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Thank you so much. I hadn't thought about glass!!
 
  #4  
Old 10-19-16, 06:35 PM
Handyone's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: U.S.
Posts: 5,450
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Do a search for Decoupage techniques.
The pictures or documents are adhered to the wood (usually with a spray adhesive) and then covered with Mod Podge.
This was popular with U.S. Military in the far east to preserve special citations or documents.
In the Philippines, they use varnish and are masters at it, but the mod podge is good in most cases.
 
Reply
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: