Master Finishing Medium™


Master Finishing Medium™ (MFM™) is a revolutionary, professional finishing compound developed for the high-end professional furniture refinisher and faux finishing artists. MFM™ is a water-based product with great filling and sealing power that sands easily even to a very high sheen. It is full bodied, so that it fills raw wood quickly making MFM™ an excellent basecoat material for painting or furniture quality staining, water marking, and toned finishes.

SKU: 000011 Category:
Approved Application Area Floors (Wood), Cabinets (Raw), Cabinets (Pre-Finished)
Application Method Brushed, Rolled, Sprayed
Clean Up Soap & Water
Approved Climate Rating Interior
Consistency (Density) Thick Liquid (Paint-Like)
Available Sizes & Square Footage 5 Gallon Pail- 501 – 1000
1 Gallon Pail- 101 – 200
32 Oz Pail- <100
Durability Medium Traffic- Withstands normal wear & tear
Finish Texture Smooth (Paint Like)
Intermix FauxCrème Color™
Manufacturer Faux Effects International
Product Line Gold Line
Sheen (Finish) Satin (Semi-Gloss)
Shelf Life 1 -2 Years
Approved Substrate Raw Wood, Painted/Pre-Finished Wood
Suggested Additives No
  • MFM™ accepts color staining easily making this material a very versatile full body finishing product.
  • MFM™ may be used as is or colored tinted with the use of FauxCrème Color™ or FauxColor™. Add up to 6 ounces of colorant per quart.
  • MFM™ may be stippled on a wood surface then sanded smooth before staining to produce a natural distressed and aged finishing technique.
  • MFM™ may be applied in layer coats of smooth or stippled coats to produce a smooth or wood texture effect. This can be even accomplished using different layers of tinted MFM™ material. Afterwards sand the finish to a smooth result.
  • May be thinned with ordinary tap water up to 50% for spray applications.
  • MFM™ may be topcoated with Faux Effects® clear coats to the desired sheen and durability required.
  • Always prepare a sample to ensure desired results.
  • Sanding instructions:
    • General painting: 120 grit followed by 220 grit;
    • Wood filling and staining and water marking: 120 grit followed by 220 grit followed by 400 grit
    • Polished finish: 120 grit followed by 220 grit followed by 400 grit followed by 800 grit.
  • V.O.C. compliant
  • Low odor
  • Store in a cool, dry location to prolong shelf life.
  • Do not apply in temperatures below 55° F or in damp, cold or humid condition
  • Technical product- training through Faux Masters Studio workshop recommended
Weight N/A


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