Category Archives: Milk Paint 101

what the heck is a wax puck?

Maybe you’ve seen these on our website or at a local retailer… What is it?   It’s a distressing wax puck.  (That’s what we call  it, anyway!) What is it made out of? It is made of 100% beeswax, so it’s an all natural product (and one will last for years!) How do I use it? Step 1 | Rub it over a surface prior to painting it.  It can also be applied over another layer of milk paint (or another kind of paint), raw wood, stained wood, etc.  Pretty much anything! Step 2 | Paint the piece, including the areas where wax was applied.  It won’t appear different as the paint is being brushed on or as it’s drying.  When… read more