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Lour-Splash Warehouse - Painted furniture & rustic accents. How to make your own ‘barn boards’ ~ DIY-style! - Sawdust and Embryos. About yesterday, thanks for letting me vent all over all-y’all, and for the comments of encouragement.

How to make your own ‘barn boards’ ~ DIY-style! - Sawdust and Embryos

Pretend I’m giving you a big ol’ virtual hug. Actually you might be interested to know that I’m not the hugging type. I’m pretty awkward around emotional people, because I don’t know what to do. But it’s not a problem with affection… cause I’ll make out with my smokin’ hot man-child in the checkout line at Hobby Lobby. Any trained psychologists out there want to analyze that one? Let’s move on from that, shall we?

Remember how I mentioned I’d love to snoop through your house? That’s right, I’m blogging in the evening. Wow, can we say chatty? I would like to show you how to age/distress wood to look old. We used cheap pine 1×4’s. I forgot to take a picture of our ‘before boards… but they looked exactly like this: via I started by whipping out some cans of paint in the color scheme that I was aiming for. I took a dry brush, got a small amount of paint on it, and swiped it on. Chiao chaio! Transferring Graphics to Wood or Furniture - Part 3 - Carbon Paper. How to build a Rustic Kitchen Island and Bench using Driftwood: Rustic Woodworking.

Reclaimed Wood Patchwork Multi Color. Step 5 Instructions: <h1>It's Okay to Make Mistakes</h1><div><br></div>And here's where I thought bright green would work . . . but again, my mistakes are going to save you time.

Reclaimed Wood Patchwork Multi Color

Step 6 Instructions: <h1>The Hardest Step . . . Waiting for Paint to Dry&nbsp;</h1><div><br></div><div>And then I set it all out to dry in the wind. The dark green paint is actually acrylic paint, and it worked great! Step 7 Instructions: <h1>Distressing</h1><div><br></div>When you are sure the entire project is dry, begin distressing the finish. Step 8 Instructions: <h1>Easy Glazing</h1><div><br></div>Once you are happy with the distressing, apply a glaze (you can either use the specialty stuff or I've used Minwax Express Colors with success to save money) to the exposed wood. Cb515f4d019c3f251b7959c79c9bab3e. 6kHVcAtkmUXxeqDM. P1000249. How to Make Your Own Driftwood DIY Driftwood. Wondering how you can make your own driftwood?

How to Make Your Own Driftwood DIY Driftwood

Well, we’ve got a tutorial to who you how you can make your own driftwood at home. It takes a little time (give yourself a week), but the pay off is that you can create the size you want and it won’t cost you anything but a box of Washing Soda, a bottle of bleach. What you will need: Arm & Hammer Washing Soda – can be difficult to find – if have a Publix in your area, they carry it.bleachwatercontainer to hold your driftwood piecessandpaper I happened upon a pile of branches when someone had trimmed their trees and I knew these would be a good size for projects. I used a big plastic storage container that you should be able to purchase from Wal-mart or similar stores for about $8.00. You want to soak the wood for about 48 hours or long enough so that the bark softens and can be removed using a wire brush.

The next step was to lay the wood out in a sunny spot for another 2-3 days. Related Posts: Customer Secure Login Page. Imperial and Metric Picture Sizes. Driftwood. Driftwood by Rex Rothing Driftwood floats in on many shorelines of the world in two different forms.


One type of driftwood is wood that has been sawn into boards, the other is wood that is in its natural round shape. Driftwood boards are human trash. Driftwood trees, branches, and roots are natural occurences from storms, floods, and tidal erosions. In many areas where coastal shores are protected by marine sanctuaries and national parks it may be illegal to remove natural driftwood since it becomes part of the ecosystem.

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