Available in Sand and Antique
Blocks tannin bleed through when painting over dark woods
as Mahogany, Cherry & other red woods.
Shellac based and in VM&D's "SAND" color, so you can have an overall neutral base to apply your top colors over.
And in "Antique" when you want to distress layers.
Formulated to work with VM&D Furniture Paint, Waxes & Clear Coat./
No bleeding or streaking.
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Most surfaces can be painted directly with chalk paint. However some of my paint surfaces were very slick and benefited from using this primer to make it stick better. I love the neutral sand color which looks exactly like the color twig. In fact, after I applied twig to it I couldn’t tell the difference except for it being a deeper pigmented color on the second coat. I wish I had used this block-it primer on some of the first pieces I painted to help with the wood tannins and nicotine stains that came through second hand furniture. It has a stronger smell than chalk paint but it is still pleasant and not overwhelming. Smells like alcohol based markers but the smell fades when it dries. I will be buying more of this product in the future for lasting finishes.