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Davida Bailey asks our expert “ I’m thinking of painting an old piece of pine furniture that’s become yellow with age what is the best paint to use? When done what should I use to protect the furniture.”
Our workshop lead Nick replies “We would use a stain killer undercoat such as B-I-N Primer sealer white pigmented shellac. Then use a water based top coat such as chalk paint which could then be sealed with clear wax.
Alternatively the top coat could be Dulux Diamond eggshell which is tough and washable. ( which is what we use ) “