Fine Paints of Europe imports some of the nicest oil enamels available anywhere. With a rich, hard and durable finish, it is known for a silky smooth touch. Dutchlaq enamel, comes in both satin and gloss finishes and is availabel in ‘Euro Quarts’. This material has a very high VOC and so is only available in quarts in California.
Some folks prefer a brushed look that shows the age of the door with soft brush strokes that give a sense of history and a craftsman’s touch. Others prefer a sprayed finish that can only be achieved with careful sanding and often requires the use of Swedish Putty, a brushed on thick filler that when sanded, provides an ultra smooth surface for spraying.