milk paint

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casein paint

A paint made from a mixture of skimmed milk or buttermilk, earth-colored pigment, water, and a small amount of lime; widely used in the US and in Britain during the 18th and 19th centuries.
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There is also available a new clear wood finish that, like milk paint products, uses whey protein, a byproduct of cheese making, to displace the toxic ingredients found in traditional varnish-type finishes.
That's why I tell people, make sure you know what you're doing with the milk paint because if it's on bare wood you won't be able to remove it.
The challenge for the Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company is getting the word out about its products.
Milk paint is sold as a powder made from milk protein (also called casein), clay, natural pigments, and lime.
The chair was covered in thick layers of paint so we used this to our advantage and gave the chair a shabby chic finish by painting it with a combination of Snow White and Buttermilk Old Fashioned Milk Paint.
Milk paint comes in a variety of ready-made colors or colors can be mixed to one's liking, following the instructions provided with the products.
Milk paint is typically used over raw wood, but it can be applied over painted surfaces provided you take two precautions: First, lightly roughen the surface (Photo 1),so the paint can "grab.
Family Game Table: The designer used kahya with green milk paint and finished it with three thin coats of orange shellac and four coats of gloss nitrocellulose lacquer rubbed out with four-aught steel wool to obtain a silky matte finish.
1 We painted them with Old Fashioned Milk Paint in buttermilk and lightly distressed the details with a fine sand paper and then clear waxed the surface.
One kind of permanent and durable paint that is suitable for porous surfaces is milk paint.
Milk paint works well on new wood and plaster, but can pull off old paint if it's not adhered well.