PFI Oak Woodgraining Contest Winner

Once again, Jeremy Taylor has won our PFI oak woodgraining contest.   Pierre judges strictly on talent and it seems that Jeremy’s entry won the prize.  If you think you have a better entry, you better enter the contest next time!!  Jeremy will part with a $50 gift certificate to along with the following spotlight.   […]


Show me your best faux oak!  Replicating OAK with paint is a challenge for the decorative painter. DEADLINE:  April 30, 2014 The winner of the contest will receive $50 gift certificate from and a feature post in the PF blog.  Runner ups may also receive honorable mention on the PF blog and our social […]

Trompe l’oeil on faux oak elevator door

Oh what a difference trompe l’oeil makes!  In NYC, it is building code that all elevator doors are made of metal.  Many of our clients have a private elevator entrance in their apartments.   This is a great opportunity for us to woodgrain and add trompe l’oeil paneling. Here is the basecoated metal door.   This post […]