How To Age Wood
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Over time, wood develops a gorgeous patina that looks beautiful for use in all sorts of projects.But, unless you have a cache of lumber aging in your backyard, it can be difficult to find properly weathered wood for the job.
Fortunately, you can fake it with surprisingly authentic results.Today, we'll teach you how to age wood so you can bring that sought-after weathered look to your next project, without waiting years for nature to weather the wood for you.
What You'll Need This is a job you'll be able to tackle with virtually no tools.You may even be able to get away with not having all the materials below.Here's a basic list of the things you'll need to learn how to age wood.
0000 Steel Wool White vinegarMason jarPaintbrushPainter's tapeScrap wood Keep in mind that you can also achieve a beautifully aged look with store-bought stains, as well.Most major paint and stain brands also make rustic stains designed to give a weathered and aged look to wood.
Today, we're going to cover a DIY method that's cheaper and arguably more authentic looking.Step I: Making Iron Vinegar To get the aged look you're hoping to achieve; you'll need to make a solution known...