Tutorials 2016-03-21T18:03:45+00:00


Finishing Countertops & Butcher Blocks

Finishing Countertops & Butcher Blocks The wood grain should not be sanded too fine. 150 grit sandpaper is fine enough. Sanding too fine will polish the surface and close the pores, thus making it hard for oil to penetrate. Do all your sink cut...

How to Apply to Unknown Surfaces

How to Apply to Unknown Surfaces

How to Crackle Paint

How to Crackle PaintThis is where you can learn how to Crackle Paint, the techniques of creating those faux crackle painted surfaces. You can create the heavy alligator look crackle paint or the fine antique crackle glass finish of an old antique...

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...

How to Paint Walls

How to Paint WallsIf your walls are raw plaster or gypsum, no special considerations are necessary, Real Milk Paint ® will stick to these porous surfaces.If you are in the planning stages with new drywall we recommend taping the ...

How to Strip a Surface

How to Strip a Surface

How To Videos

Videos Instructions to Stain and Distress Wood 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...

Using Real Milk Paint

How to Use Milk Paint