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    Default what paint to use for refreshing rattan furniture?

    i have two small armchairs and two small glass top tables i want to give new lease of life to. what paint should i ask for and what is it called in spanish? how much would i need? i want as close to original light brown as possible. is there maybe something like tinted polish/gloss? i don't want to rely exclusively on ferreteria staff.
    thanks in advance.

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    I would just give it a coat of varnish (barniz)... clear, - satin finish or glossy.

    Comes in liquid or spray.

    That way , you still have the original colour.

    The strongest (longest lasting) is marine varnish.
    I use it on my wooden doors.

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    the furniture is kinda old and a bit worn, would that be enough? satin or gloss?

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    Gloss is the shiny one.... satin is less 'brillo'

    up to you.... personal preference

    they'll have a sample, usually.

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    Go with what WW says. If "worn" you can get a small can of stain the same color to touch up the spots. Two coats of spray polyurethane satin finish and you should be set to go.

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    what is "can of stain"? a can of paint or a can of spray? what would it be called? esmalte, acrilic, pintura de aceite, other?
    what is the satin finish called here? brillo? barniz?

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    I think Satin is demi-brillo..... you'll figure it out...

    the one that isn't 'brillo'

    Stain is the colouring... you'll see it... it will paint on.
    The barniz can spray on....

    so you'll paint the stain/colour on and then spray the clear varnish to lock it in.

    Smart thing like you..... easy peasy...

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