Tutorials & Videos

Tutorials

Furniture Painting for Beginners

Furniture Painting for Beginners Knowing how to paint furniture is a useful skill to have when you want a specific piece of furniture you can’t buy ready-made. Whether you want to makeover garage sale accent tables with Real Milk Paint , cover a...

How to Guide for Using Paste Wax

COMPLETE GUIDE TO PASTE WAX FOR WOOD While modern polyurethane, lacquer and varnish products provide a nice seal, nothing beats the look and protection you get when you use old-fashioned paste wax on wood projects. Formulations by The Real Milk Paint...

How to Make Colored Waxes

How to Make Colored Waxes At our antique restoration shop we frequently make our own black, white, red and brown colored waxes. You can actually make any color you want, the process is very simple. First start with a clear paste wax like our "Carnauba...

Using Real Milk Paint

Guide On How to Use Real Milk Paint Congratulations! You have made your purchase and are ready to start your home improvement project using Real Milk Paint. Real Milk paint is a durable paint that will last for years. It has milk protein and is...

Resources

Wood Samples

Wood Samples Woods samples were sanded to 150 grit with random orbit sander. Finish was applied with the same process as described in "How to Finish a Floor with Pure Tung Oil" with each coat being thinned one to one with Citrus Solvent. Samples were...

Homemade Milk Paint Recipes

Homemade Milk Paint Recipes How to make Milk Paint 1870 Milk Paint Formula 1 Quart skim milk (room temperature) 1 Ounce of hydrated lime by weight (Available at building centers. Do not use quick lime, as it will react with the water and heat...

Project Ideas

Real Inspirations REAL Inspirations is a new feature on the Real Milk Paint website. It’s our on-going project spotlight showcasing inspiring creative project ideas you can use with Real Milk Paint environmentally friendly products. The Real M...

Customer Tips

Customer Tips There's nothing we like better than hearing how much our customers love using their Real Milk Paint Co. products. And what a treat it is when we can learn a thing or two from our customers! Below are some extraordinary tips we've received...

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Instructional Videos

Creating that perfectly antiqued look on furniture or battling the elements outdoors can be tricky things to accomplish, especially if it is your first time painting. That is why we here at The Real Milk Paint Co. have created some instruction videos for our customers. These easy to follow, step-by-step videos will guide you through the processes of distressing your furniture as well as how to properly child safe furniture paint outdoors with our nontoxic Real Milk Paint®. Happy painting!

Want to see more tips and techniques? Check out our video’s on painting techniques.