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Shaker Milk Paints

Americana Satins Furniture Paint


A selection of standard timbers used throughout our Catalogue.  Other timbers are available if you require a piece to be made to your specific requirements.  Go to our About Wood page for a larger selection or call The Workshop direct on 01353 624616 or email steve@theshakerkitchenandfurnitureworkshop.co.uk to discuss your requirements.

All timbers shown "in the raw" - waxing will darken colour slightly - oiling will deepen colour and bring out the warmth of the wood

Oak Cherry
Maple Beech
Ash Walnut
Ash Walnut


Non-toxic and environmentally safe, a modern version of the traditional paint much favoured by the Shakers.  Made from natural materials, milk protein, lime, earth pigments and clay fillers... no petrochemicals, leads, solvents or other harmful additives.  Safe for bedrooms, hospital rooms, hotel rooms and other areas for the environmentally sensitive.  You can achieve the "old" look immediately without the use of complicated antiquing kits.  This is an excellent painted finish for all types of furniture, wood floors and cupboards, woodwork and new plaster walls or stenciling.  In powder form, add to water to make up.  

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Milk Paint Colours

PLEASE NOTE: Snow White out of stock in all sizes - awaiting new delivery

For a colour chart and product information sheet, click here.  Don't forget your name and address!

Americana Satins Furniture Paint


Fantastic quality paint developed specifically for furniture, available in Colonial/Shaker colours.  Suitable for all furniture, including kitchen cabinetry, with a wipeable satin finish.  Can be used both indoors and out ~ totally weather proof.  But the BEST THING is, unlike many other store bought satin paints, Americana Satins clean up with soap and water ~ no stinky, harsh chemicals!  Completely non-toxic so great for painting children's furniture and toys.  IN STOCK and available to purchase on-line through Calico Crafts (click here to visit the Paint Department).

All colours are reproduced as accurately as possible. However due to limitations and different monitors, resolutions etc these colours may not exactly match the actual paint or stain colours.

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