This comes to you as a powder, you simply mix with water and apply to wood.
This is great for exterior decks chairs or furniture as it will never chip or peel. Over time slight wearing will occur with lots of rain on horizontal surfaces. Vertical surfaces are hardly impacted. Available in 4 colours: Pacific Redwood, Provincial Walnut, Quebec Maple and Sherwood Brown. Many people custom blend colours together to create a custom shade variation. Any milk paint colour can be turned into a stain by following the stain mixing instructions.
After 3-5 years you can re-mix some stain and re-apply.
There is no sanding required, no preparation work necessary.
Just mix, apply and seal!
To create a washed look or stain out of milk paint, simply add more water to your mixture! See below for tips and technique on how to achieve your desired finish. Whichever technique you use, the finish will be unlike any other!
Step 1. Preparation
Make sure that your project is free of any previous top coats so that the Milk Paint Stain can properly absorb into the surface. This may require that you remove the previous layers by sanding them away, or using our non toxic Soy Gel Paint and Urethane Stripper.
Step 2. Staining
Mixture for Stain: Mix 3 parts water to 1 part powder. Mix with a blender, or stir by hand. The consistency will be very thin, like water. Apply with even strokes from end to end for consistency. The stain will completely dry in approximately 15 minutes.
Tip. Add Homestead House Milk Paint Extender to your stain to keep the pigments suspended so that your colour remains even. Stir your Milk Paint every 10 minutes.