Easy Wood Finish: Milk Paint

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If you're looking for that weathered, old-barn look, "milk paint" is an easy wood finish you can experiment with in many different colors.

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If you're looking for that weathered, old-barn look, "milk paint" is an easy wood finish you can experiment with in many different colors.

Many thanks to Miss Mustard Seed for letting us use her pictures in the video - check out her full line of milk paint in many different colors here!

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• The Star: Ben Light is a New York-based maker, designer, and Cash Cab contestant. Ben's work has appeared in the Museum of Arts and Design, the MoMA Design Store, and on the shelves at Crate & Barrel. He earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University and a Masters from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). Ben may love his lathe just a little too much.

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    (Image credits: Rebecca Blumhagen; Miss Mustard Seed LLC)