Did you choose this painting kit to paint your hives?
Bravo! you offer your bees the most natural and ecological paint possible.
Without VOC, without solvent, Swedish flour or paint will protect wood as well as industrial paints.
You will find in this kit, the necessary ingredients to paint 7.5 m² with two colors possible, which represents 4 hives with the rises and possibly the funds.
the flour: It acts as glue
The pigment: it brings the color but also the load, for a very smooth paint
iron sulfate: anti-harmful
Flaxseed oil: authorized in organic beekeeping, indispensable wood preservative.
black soap: it texture the paint and brings a nice smell.
The water: neutral element, which will give fluidity.
Necessary material :
a saucepan or saucepan going on the fire that you intend for this book only.
a wooden spatula
latex gloves for handling iron sulphate
2 hermetic containers for the conservation of your paintings.
The kit allows you to make two colors. For that, you will have to divide the totality of the ingredients by two, except the pigments.
This painting has a very strong covering power but for a better durability, we advise you to apply a second layer the following year.
This preparation does not contain any preservative, stays only 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator in an airtight container.
It is recommended for sawn spruce and sawdust type woods. Tannin rich woods and exotic woods may show brown spots.
Precaution of use:
Iron sulfate should be handled with gloves and stored out of the reach of children. We advise you to use a mask as a precautionary principle.
Information to know:
The final color will be a little darker than the color of the pigment, because of the linseed oil that darkens the hue.
naturals pigments (yellow ocher, red ocher) are indestructible with UVs, while the synthetic pigments (lavender blue and pistachio green) are less resistant to sunlight.
These pigments are safe for humans, bees and the environment.
Flaxseed oil and flour are unfit for consumption. The smell of this painting is not very pleasant.
Not all pigments are compatible with the flour painting recipe.
Packaging: The cardboard, the PET jars and the bag are recyclable in the yellow box.