DIY Barn Wood Technique | Paint Trick | the tutorial uses Cece Caldwell paints, but can get the same with other paints/stains -- Step 1: Gray (Pittsburgh Gray) and water into wood grain, Step 2: Dry, Step 3: Wipe stain over it (She used Savannah Praline) Step 4: Let stain Dry a few hours, Step 5: Small amount of white (Simply White) paint and dry brush onto it going with grain (wipe off excess as needed, but may need to add more after wiping excess), Step 6: Let cure or wipe on wax or…
PAINT STRIPPING The Family Handyman DIY Tip of the Day: Neater Paint Stripping. Minimize the mess and speed up the work when stripping paint or varnish from old furniture or moldings. Cut a thin slot in the side of an empty can and run your putty knife through it to remove the glop.
How to Reupholster Chairs • From old dining chair seats all the way up to the big club chair in your family room, use these tutorials to learn how to reupholster a chair and make it new again! Even a tutorial on recovering an office chair!
How to give an Antique Dresser a new lease on life with Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint and White Wax
Step 7: Distress the cabinets by chipping back corners. Use steel wool to rub the areas covered with wax or petroleum jelly to allow stain to show through. Step 8: Apply an aging glaze, and let dry according to manufacturer's instructions. Step 9: Apply three coats of a clear sealer to cabinets and doors, allowing to dry between coats.