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How to Create a Weathered Wood Gray Finish

Last week on the blog, I shared a Rustic Tree Branch Desk DIY, that Brandon built and finished. The photos I took didn't quite show off the rustic, distressed finish like I wanted, so I am sharing some close up photos today of the finish as well as how we created a weathered wood gray finish. We tested out a few different combinations to get a more gray washed looked. Ultimately, we decided on using a combination of stain and white washed paint (paint mixed with water) to achieve a...

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This is the actual color of the table top.  These pictures are displaying it much darker (with the leaf.  so wish i had room for the leaf!) What you will need: RustOleum’s White Primer- 2X the coverage (10cans) RustOleum’s Heirloom White (used by Censational Girl) (10cans) Dark Walnut Stain by Minwax (1 qt) Polyurethane Foam brushes (5x) Trash bags- depends on size of table Tack clothes Old t-shirt...

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make new wood look old and weathered in minutes! I really need to try this one! the website also shows a link for the "how to make" the farm house table.

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How to paint a plain white door to look like wood

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