Final Finishing of the Early American Bench

Before the 1870s, ready-made paint was unknown. Each batch had to be compounded by hand from three basic components. Dry pigment, a liquid medium to carry it, and a binder to hold the mixture together. Milk paint’s popularity was due in part to its inexpensive ingredient list of natural earth pigments, slaked lime, and a […]

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