Old-fashioned whitewash is making a comeback! Simple and inexpensive to make, this environmentally friendly finish for wood contains no VOCs, deters insects, and is not toxic to humans or animals. This PDF eBook from Leigh Tate's Little Series of Homestead How-Tos explains how to make it, the different types of lime available, how to make whitewash more durable, waterproof, and colorful, and how to use it safely. Includes 30 recipes for homemade whitewash, paint, and wood stain.
Chapters What's Up with Whitewash?
All About Lime
Basic Whitewash Recipe
How To Make Your Whitewash More Durable
How To Make Your Whitewash More Waterproof
How To Color Your Whitewash
Care And Maintenance Of Whitewash
A Collection Of Recipes
- Homemade Paint
- Homemade Wood Stains