Entries by 3116 Digital

Introducing new Eco-Orchard Paint!

Fruit growers have long seen a need to protect tree trunks from the scalding sun. During the heat of the day, trunks can expand, and then contract overnight in the cooler air, sometimes splitting the bark and damaging the tree. A solution to this is to paint the tree trunks white to reflect the sun. […]

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CAMERON VAN DYKE

Cameron Van Dyke of Grand Rapids, Michigan designs and builds unique high quality furniture, custom interiors, and public sculpture. His work blends a respect for traditional and modern design with a passion for experimentation. This Shaker style kitchen was built for a new timber frame home. The period cabinets are built of solid maple with […]

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Vintage Perkins

Michael Perkins is a fifth generation woodworker and one of America’s leading designer/craftsmen working exclusively with vintage wood. He has created modern, enduring home furnishings and accents, as well as cutting-edge restaurant interiors and retail visual environments that can be found in twenty countries on five continents. “What Old Fashioned Milk Paint does for my […]

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PETE GAETANI WOODWORKING

Pete Gaetani Woodworking is a small custom shop located in Watertown, Massachusetts. “I specialize in custom millwork, cabinetry and furniture. When customers ask me about painted finishes I always suggest Old Fashioned Milk Paint. The products are easy to use and the results are fantastic. Clean up is a breeze and there are no fumes […]

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KELLY KERIN

Kelly Kerin’s woodworking focuses on Celtic art woodcarvings and boxes of various sizes. He uses Milk Paint whenever a painted surface is required on his boxes. Generally, he likes to start with one color and paint over it with another and maybe even another one after that. This is always followed by a coat of […]

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FEEHAN HAMMOCK STUDIO

Glenn Hammock of Deming, NM is a woodcarver/sculptor and cabinetmaker. His specialty is carved three dimensional pieces, and relief, many of which are painted with a milk paint base and then glazed. Glenn does commisioned pieces and at the moment is carving carousel horses (like the one pictured at left) ranging in size from 12″ […]

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Farmhouse Furnishings

At Farmhouse Furnishings in Apex, NC Jim Aroner handcrafts mirrors, cabinets and tables out of pine and accents them with tin crown moldings and old hardware. They are carefully finished with up to seven coats of stain, sealer and Milk Paints. Farmhouse exclusively uses Old Fashioned Milk Paint products. Most painted surfaces have an undercoat […]

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NANCY BARNETT

Nancy Barnett of Fresco Studio has been using our Milk Paint and other products for some time, and is very experienced with its application. She does a lot of faux-finishing and decorative painting; she also paints entire rooms with milk paint, like the interior of this commercial building in Burlington Vermont. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT […]

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Claviers Baroques

Claviers Baroques is a husband and wife team (Den Ciul and Dawn Lyons) who build harpsichords, clavichords and other historical keyboard instruments in Toronto, Canada. They use traditional methods and materials in their work. All instruments are made of solid woods with traditional finishes – shellac, linseed oil and Milk Paints. “Some of our harpsichords […]

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Spring Blessings

Spring Blessings in Greencastle PA creates primitive and early decorative art pieces. The boxes pictured at right are copies from originals at the Philadelphia Art Museum. They are cut from paper, hand sewn together, then covered with newspaper and Fraktur Art. Painted with bright colors (as the Pennsylvania Germans did) they are then sanded, distressed […]

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Jason Drury

Jason Drury, a self-proclaimed computer “nerd”, has been woodworking as a hobby for the past three years. His latest project is a chifferobe for his daughter’s room, that he built, then painted with white milk paint. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Jason Drury Shreveport, LA Email dru@drusshop.com Website www.drusshop.com

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KIMBERLY KELZER

Kim Kelzer is a nationally renowned furniture maker, instructor and lecturer from Freeland, WA, who has been using our milk paint for many years. Kim is involved in The Art Parts Project to connect Whidbey Island homeowners and building professionals with local and regional artists whose art or craft can be incorporated into building design […]

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Andy Buck

Andy Buck received his MFA from Rhode Island School of Design, and has been active in the studio furniture field for 20 years. He is currently a Full Professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology where he teaches woodworking and furniture design. His work brings together traditional craftsmanship with sculpted forms and richly painted surfaces. […]

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MICHAEL DE FOREST

Michael de Forest Woodworking – Most of Michael’s work, whether chairs, tables, desks or cabinets are portraits of real or imagined people. As he builds each piece he tries to include the line and form of a drawn portrait. Then he covers them in carved and painted images to tell their stories. By using incised […]

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Wick Ahrens

Wick Ahrens in Peru, Vermont creates exquisite carved whales and marine mammals for the corporate and private collector. His work can be seen in many Museums. Wick uses our Milk Paint as a finish on some of his remarkable sculptures. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT www.sover.net/~mobywick/  

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DOMINIC WHITE

Dominic White is an artist living in Portland, ME. He received his BFA in illustration from the University of Hartford in 1991 and then spent ten years in Seattle, WA where he was a designer and illustrator. In 2001 he moved back to his native New England and while in Portland discovered Old Fashioned Milk […]

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JOSE REGUEIRO JR.

Studio furniture maker, Jose Regueiro Jr., uses milk paint over solid hardwood and then finishes with several coats of hand rubbed satin polyurethene to create impressive functional furniture. Since opening his studio in 1981, his work has been exhibited at the Detroit Institute of Arts and El Museo Del Barrio in New York. He’s written […]

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AvroKO SMART.SPACE

Thinking Inside the Box… Innovatively! AvroKO, a New York based design firm, has just launched an exciting project called Smart.Space. We are pleased that AvroKO wanted to use our milk paint as part of the project. In creating SmartSpace, the AvroKO team challenged the small box format of two Greenwich Village apartments and unlocked their potential […]

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KIMBERLY WINKLE

Kimberly Deann Winkle combines furniture and sculptural elements to create one of a kind objects in her studio in Smithville, TN where she is currently an Artist in Residence at the Appalachian Center for Craft. Her work involves the scrutiny of form, color and line. While working within these parameters, she has toyed with the […]

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GLEN T. LUTHER

Glen T. Luther, furniture maker, of Colorado Springs creates beautifully crafted chairs, sideboards and other items decorated with a combination of Milk Paint and other natural finishes. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Glen T. Luther Handcrafted Furniture 3707 Manchester Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80907 (719) 548-9007

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Perry Design

Perry Design, based in Osaka, Japan, is an industrial design studio with a specialty in furniture design. One of their projects was the interior design of Okuma Nursing Home, a long term care facility for senior citizens that are in need of medial supervision, located in Osaka Prefecture. Milk Paint was used extensively on architectural […]

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CROWN POINT CABINETRY

Crown Point Cabinetry, a family owned and operated business in Claremont, New Hampshire, produces high-quality, custom kitchen cabinetry for consumers who demand the most value for their dollar. Our Milk Paint adds a durable and authentic finish to these beautifully crafted cabinets. Their kitchens have been featured in Country Living, Old House Journal, Victorian Home, […]

Ron Watson

Ron Watson builds from “scratch” 1/12th scale miniatures of historic, horse drawn vehicles such as stage coaches, wagons, buggies, etc. Each piece is constructed either from plans or from an actual wagon. Ron uses our Milk Paint to give his historic replicas an authentic finish. His work ranges in price from $400.00 to $10,000 for […]

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Brian Hutzell

Brian Hutzell is a multifaceted artist in West Des Moines, IA who uses our Milk Paint in his paintings. Here’s what Brian has to say about our Milk Paint. “My primary medium is Milk Paint on wood. Milk Paint is an extremely ancient medium dating back to ancient Egypt. Early American colonists used it on […]