[GSBN] Clay paints/sealers for Multiple Chemical Sensitivy

Bill Steen williamsteen11 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 17:41:39 CDT 2017


Here Tony,

Just finished this on a job and it worked beautifully.

Small mix - 1 cup powdered clay, ½ cup mica powder, 2 tsp of rice starch ( available many places on line), pigment of choice to desired color, water to opacity desired.

Bill
> On Sep 12, 2017, at 2:43 PM, Anthony Novelli <anthony.novelli at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Greetings old friends,
> 
> I am probably ignoring list etiquette by not sifting through the archives, but I have a workmate who is rapidly trying to remodel a space for his daughter who is chemically sensitive and reacting to her current living space. He was directed toward clay paints, though since part of the space is enclosed with 10-15 year old OSB and plywood, I suggested he might also consider sealing that and the 5/8'" drywall with fiberglass inside before covering it.
> 
> We are within driving range of retailers like Organic Grace in Garberville where both paints and sealers are available, though budget is a concern. Simple clay paint recipes might be useful.
> 
> Also he mentioned something I think he was told at a Kelly Moore shop where they have an alcohol-based sealer like a shellac that off-gasses heavily for a very short period of time, but is then safe.
> 
> Any input?
> Thanks in advance, and hi, howdy and hugs all round.
> 
> Tony Novelli
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