Combining and applying the ingredients

To make about 2 quarts of milk paint, wear gloves and pour 3 cups of skim milk into a container (above). Sprinkle 2 ounces of slaked lime into the milk and mix for 3 minutes. Then stir in 16 ounces of plaster of Paris. Add coloring, such as artist's pigments or earth pigments used for coloring cement, or powdered chalk like the kind used in chalk lines. To thicken the solution, add more plaster of Paris. Test the paint on a scrap piece and let it dry. To deepen the hue of the finish, add more coloring. Let the paint sit for 1 hour, then brush it on, stirring frequently. Since milk paint raises the grain of the wood, sand the surface lightly between coats for a smooth finish. Add a thin layer of varnish, shellac, oil, or wax to protect the finish.

How To Sell Furniture

How To Sell Furniture

Types Of Furniture To Sell. There are many types of products you can sell. You just need to determine who your target market is and what specific item they want. Or you could sell a couple different ones in a package deal.

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