"Farmhouse Table" Used gel varnish remover to strip off most of the varnish. Barn wood look came from varnish not being fully removed; whatever is left behind will appear lighter when a dark stain is applied. Heavily sand areas that you prefer to look darker.
Affordable Rustic: If you love the look of reclaimed wood, find a few pieces of wood and either screw them together or glue them and write a meaningful quote. After your wedding day, you can use this sign to hang in your new home!