Featured Article


Gold Paint for piano plates
The secret to a factory looking gold plate

In the piano restoration business we mix our own gold paint for piano plates, screws,etc. I purchase "bronzing powders" from the manufacturer. I keep 6 or 7 different shades. There are probably 100 shades or more available including green, red, blue, yellow, and other odd metallic shades. I have two gallon cans of the shade I use to match most old upright piano plates. I was afraid they might discontinue my color, so I bought enough to last me another 30 years. Gilding a piano plate takes about a tablespoon in the spray gun.  

To get the true gold leaf look as done on antique furniture and light fixtures, mix the powder with orange shellac and paint it on. When done and dried, coat with 2 or more coats of orange shellac. This technique was done on many, many cast iron light fixtures, dictionary stands, etc.  

Doug L. Bullock, copyright June 18, 2009


Back to top 


You have been lied to about how to live long and very very healthy past the age of 50 It is easier than you think.

In America Old Age is in actuality simple malnutrition. Sounds crazy, I know.... but its true!

Contact me if you are dissatisfied with your present level of health and want to stop aging and live healthy.  Your present health issues really don't matter, your body can repair 99% of that.

Call or text



Doug's Blog


Nourish malnourished children here and around the world become a Nourishing Angel



facebook banner


FreeStuff from Doug L. Bullock 

 Free Blog Ebook