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  • Katie McIntyre

    How to age wood with tea, vinegar and steel wool :) *u know, if you want your clothes pins to match your kick ass barn wood frames ;)

  • Rosamond

    Aging Wood: New wood looks a lot different than old wood. Old, unfinished wood often has a dark, dull gray color resulting from oxidation over time. When stained and/or finished, new wood will continue to look noticeably different than old. In order to cleanly integrate new parts into an old case, the new wood needs to be aged.......

  • Liz Kyle

    how to make new wood look like old barn wood

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DIY - Aged Wood. You’ll need: Grade #0000 Steel Wool, Vinegar, Mason Jar, a pot of tea (cold). Put a hunk of steel wool in a jar and fill jar with vinegar. Let stand overnight. Then paint wood with tea, let dry, then paint with vinegar mixture. Let dry and it will change colour and look like old wood!

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SO FREAKIN AWESOME!!! Soak steel wool in apple cider vinegar, rub down new wood with the soaked steel wool for an instantly aged wood look. Good to know for "vintage" signs.

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