Paint Tip – Make Raw Wood Edges Look Old

Hi Friends, welcome to the first in our series of  “Paint Tips From the Front Porch” we will be sharing some paint tips and how to’s as I come across something I think you may like, recurring questions or some little behind the scenes pro furniture painting and DIY “paint tips”

Paint Tip from Front Porch Mercantile

Today’s simple paint tip was a biggie for me. Even though its a small one.

How to make the cut raw edges on reclaimed wood look old to match the reclaimed wood?

Ok, that was a mouth full. Know what I mean though?

I use old barnyard or reclaimed wood ALL the time for projects. But when I cut it down to size Mr FPM cuts it down to size, for signs or walls etc, there is always a raw edge that bugs me. fix this raw cut edge easily with milk paint stain

Here’s the solution…use 100% All Natural Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint as a stain on the edge!

This is SO easy and quick it was kinda like a “duh” moment for me.

Mix Trophy for grey wood, or Curio for brown wood (or both to get a dirty grey), just mix a little thinner than you would for regular milk paint.

Trophy as stain Front Porch Mercantile

And just apply the milk paint stain to the edge.

Paint Tip - Easy fix for raw edges on reclaimed wood - use Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint


Easy peasy.

Hope this tip helps you out!

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