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Button drop

Turn an old wooden table or stool into this easy-to-play ‘aim and drop’ game.

Resene Toys and Games with Mark Rayner - Project 04

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Clean cloth, Large buttons for playing game, Old wooden table or small stool, Paintbrush, Paint pots or plates for tracing circles, Pencil, Sandpaper, Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Rubber Duck, Resene Quick Dry, Resene testpots of Resene Lickety Split, Resene Nero and Resene Rocket, Small putty knife or similar for filling, Wood filler

To get the look: Mark painted the background wall with Resene SpaceCote Flat tinted to Resene Porsche.

Other ideas: To make a black and white version, simply paint alternate areas and numbers with Resene testpots of Resene Alabaster and Resene All Black.

Step 1
Step one
Fill any holes or cracks in the table top with wood filler and allow to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Smooth any filled areas with sandpaper and wipe off any sanding dust with a clean cloth.
Step 3
Step three
Apply one coat of Resene Quick Dry to the table and allow two hours to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Apply two coats of Resene Rubber Duck to the underside and legs of the table, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 5
Step five
Trace around the base of paint pots or plates to produce a series of overlapping circles, as shown.
Step 6
Step six
Paint alternate overlapping areas with two coats of Resene Lickety Split, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 7
Step seven
Paint the remaining areas with two coats of Resene Rocket, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 8
Step eight
Paint in numbers, as shown, using Resene Nero. Allow to dry.

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