How to make a Barn Wood effect. Start with new wood. Then with the paintbrush, paint a layer of water and then a layer of stain and rub it off quickly with a rag to get that gray color. The water keeps the stain from getting too far in the wood so it’ll be gray not black.
Reclaimed Barn Wood and Barbed Wire Tree Wall Art. This is about the ONLY thing barbed wire is good for. I could totally do this too.. we have the wood and way too much crap barbed wire that I can't wait to make disappear.