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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...


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...


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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