How To Apply A Painted Finish On Wood – Wood Finish Recipe 6 | Rockler Skill Builders

How to Apply a Paint Finish to Wood Projects

How to Apply This Finish
1. Sand the project up through the grits to150-grit
a. It is a good idea to sand pieces that will be hard to reach before assembly.
2. If you have any nail holes, cracks or defects in the wood, fill them now with a wood filler — sand smooth
3. Brush on a coat of latex primer — sand smooth when it dries
4. Brush on a coat of Chalk or Milk-Paint. (A second coat may be required)
5. Rub on a coat of colored wax as an accent

Supply Checklist:
– Sandpaper: 80-grit through 220grit (320- and 400-grit recommended)
https://www.rockler.com/3m-no-slip-grip-sandpaper-3-packs
– Stain Blocker Primer
– Wonderfill Wood Filler
https://www.rockler.com/wunderfil-wood-filler-2-oz-colors
– Milk Paint – Seagull Grey used in video demonstration
https://www.rockler.com/seagull-gray-general-finishes-milk-paint-pint
– Liberon Wax
https://www.rockler.com/liberon-black-bison-fine-paste-wax
– Wood Finishing Value Pack
https://www.rockler.com/wood-finishing-variety-pack
– Shop towels or clean rags

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