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RICHARD DUNBRACK

Richard Dunbrack of The Thieving Magpie stumbled onto our Milk Paint in a small store in mid-state Vermont and has been using it ever since. His work is fabricated from found objects and period artifacts. “The Milk Paint has given me the versatility to create textures from smooth to more abrasive. This versatility combined with […]

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JOHN ERIC BYERS

JOHN ERIC BYERS Studio furniture maker John Eric Byers creates spectacular patterns and adds depth to his finishes by combining hand-carving and milk paint.Among Byers’ most popular pieces are his chests of drawers that resemble stacked boxes. Mr. Byers mixes his milk paint in small quantities so that it is always fresh when he’s applying […]

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DONALD ROGERS

Donald Rogers, who makes reproduction furniture by hand (mostly using antique wood), has been using our milk paint for a few years with excellent results, as shown in these photos. Like the original, this corner cupboard is constructed of pine and finished with multiple layers of milk paint. After the paint is sanded and polished, […]

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WOOD BY WHITING

At Wood by Whiting, David Whiting builds small custom-made shaker furniture and hand-turned wooden items and wooden pens and pencils. The furniture is usually Shaker-inspired. The tools and techniques are traditional, no shortcuts are ever taken. The finish is hand rubbed; “I do not use power sprays or other high volume processes. The products I […]

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FALLEN TIMBER STUDIOS

  Fallen Timber Studios uses 18th century tools and techniques exclusively for their chairs. Starting with a log they split the chair parts from it. Each and every component is shaped by hand the way it was over 200 years ago in Colonial America. Milk Paint is the traditional finish and only finish they use […]

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ROBERT J. RODGERS

Robert J. Rodgers of Clinton, Massachusetts, specializes in authentic antique furniture reproductions and restorations. He has attended the North Bennet Street School for traditional craftsmanship and is well practiced in the art of furniture making. All Joinery is fashioned by early methods such as fitted dovetails, mortise and tenon joints, wood turnings and raised panel […]

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RICHARD PERRON CLOCK CO.

The Richard Perron Clock Co., Inc. is a family owned company making fine handmade clock cases in the manner of the old time clock makers. “We choose Milk Paint as one of our finishes because of its durability, choice of Early American colors, smooth finish, ease of application and dependability.We specialize in handcrafted clocks, with […]

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D ANDREW KATES

D Andrew Kates is a maker of fine handmade reproduction furniture. He specializes in Shaker, informal Queen Anne and related 18th and 19th century furniture. His pieces are reproductions of antiques and museum pieces featuring authentic finishes using traditional methods and materials. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT D Andrew Kates, Cabinetmaker 46 South Waiola Ave. LaGrange, […]

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REAL DELAFONTAINE

Milk Paint is the finish of choice for Real Delafontaine from Quebec. His handcrafted country furniture is available in the U.S. as well as in Canada. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Real Delafontaine Atelier Redel 300 Queen Lennoxville, Quebec Canada J1M1K6 Phone: (819) 565-1593 Fax: (819) 565-7341

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ROBERT L. FRANCIS

Robert L. Francis of Forever Windsor Chairs is a master windsor chair maker working from a small one man shop in Bryantville, MA. His chairs are all hand made using only hand tools in much the same way they were made 200 years ago.. Robert’s standard finish is two coats of Milk Paint and three […]

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LINDA LEFKO

Lefko-Knickerbocker Period Designs paint and grain historically authentic designs on old and new surfaces using Milk Paint where applicable. Linda Lefko’s work has been featured in articles in Early American Life over the past 20 years, most recently graining and wall murals, and she has been selected as one of the country’s best historic decorative […]

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MIKE DUNBAR

Mike Dunbar teaches Windsor Chair making in Hampton, N.H. and is a contributing editor to Fine Woodworking magazine. An experienced user, Mike wrote an article featuring our Milk Paint and its application entitled “Milk Paint – A traditional painted finish that improves with age” – Fine Woodworking, June 1999. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT The Windsor Institute 44 […]

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LYNNE RUTTER MURALS & DECORATIVE PAINTING

San Francisco mural artist Lynne Rutter is widely recognized as an expert decorative painter, colorist, and fine art muralist. She has coordinated the production of large scale commercial mural work for national and international installations. She has participated in the restoration of the painted ornament in churches and civic buildings, as well a number of […]

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RICHARD MELBY

Chairmaker and remodeling contractor Richard Melby says that he would use nothing else but our milk paint on his Windsor chairs. He uses a base coat of Pumpkin, then several coats of a Federal Blue/Pitch Black mixture, then rubs through to expose some of the Pumpkin. He follows this with boiled linseed oil and then […]

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SHERMAN BLACKSMITH SHOP

The Sherman Blacksmith and Woodwright Shop is located in the 120 year old Sherman Blacksmith Shop in Sutton, Massachusetts and is owned by the Sutton Historical Society. The shop is staffed by three volunteers, Fran Donnelly, Greg Wolodkin and Steve Colonies. Duties include maintaining a historic site, educational tours of the shop for local youth […]

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G. L. Sawyer

G. L. Sawyer of Norfolk, VA has taken his love of Early American primitive furniture and turned it into a highly successful reproduction business. His work was recently featured in Better Homes & Gardens’ Wood magazine (April 1999). The William and Mary style highboy pictured at right is a popular piece in his line of […]

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MILTON SCOTT

Milton Scott of Scott Creek Chairs makes 18th Century reproduction Windsor Chairs in his reproduction barn with hand-powered tools. He creates a museum finish with our Milk Paint that makes the chair look 200 years old. Milton has been featured on the Texas Country Reporter T.V. Show and the Houston Chronicle. He currently shows his […]

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MICHAEL TULLOCH

M.W. Tulloch, Windsor Chairmaker – Michael Tulloch is a professional chairmaker and cabinetmaker whose work focuses primarily on the 18th Century. He uses Old Fashioned Milk Paint products on all of his chairs, and when requested on some case work. He has a one man shop located in central Vermont and takes on a wide […]

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JOHN THAYER CABINET MAKERS

John Thayer Cabinet Makers (JTC), located on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard, in Massachusetts, is a small shop, geared to producing fine furnishings for the home, built to your specifications. They are a complete woodworking facility and design service, with years of experience working with Designers and Architects. Their product lines are available in both […]

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THE CHAIRWRIGHT

The Chairwright in Kirkwood, Illinois makes Windsor Chairs, Tavern Tables, and other Reproduction Furniture. These Windsor chairs are handmade using 18th century tools and techniques and finished with Milk Paint. Other pieces include tavern tables (like the one pictured to the right) with company boards, colonial corner cabinets, and hope chests. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT […]

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DAVID EVANS

David Evans (a.k.a deShaker), of Canfield, OH makes Shaker boxes and finishes them with our Milk Paint. “When I retired after 30 years of teaching I was looking for a hobby that could be of benefit to my community and country. I decided to try making Shaker boxes. I use Old Fashioned Milk Paint to […]

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WINDSORS BY WAYNE

Windsors by Wayne is a small family business located on Amelia Island in Florida. Wayne Campbell creates hand made family heirloom Windsor chairs, tavern, farm and trestle tables along with other period pieces. He uses Milk Paint finishes exclusively on his furniture. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Windsors by Wayne Yulee, FL Tel. (904) 753-0492 Email lcampb@bellsouth.net […]

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Dan Mosheim

Dan Mosheim of Dorset, VT blends tradition and innovation with his handcrafted furniture. His black milk paint finishes accent the graceful lines of his work. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Dan Mosheim 23 Goodwood Lane P.O. Box 442 Dorset, VT 05251 (802) 867-5541

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J. Dana Design

Jeff Dana’s interest in antiques dates back to his childhood. Over the years he has become a prominent woodworker and cabinetmaker, producing fine examples of reproduction furniture and millwork. He is also one of our earliest milk paint customers. Today, J. Dana Design is a family business. His wife Lynn is a talented painter specializing […]

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Adam Matthews

Adam Mathews hand makes reproductions of early American furniture from New England and Pennsylvania, specializing in decoratively painted furniture dated from the late 1600’s through the early 1800’s. Using our milk paint to finish his pieces, they are further enhanched by a very subtle and minuscule reticulation. Adam often works closely with clients to create […]