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How To Distress Wood Furniture

How to distress wood furniture with paint and strain

 

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Distress wood furniture is a great way to add the elegance of home decorating. The wood furniture will look elegantly worn and comforting. Distressing your own wood furniture with paint and strain is easy, quick, and affordable. You do not have to purchase a new one because it is simple to do.

All you need to distress your wood furniture is chisel, padlock, protective eyeglasses, paint mask, rubber gloves, hammer, nails, drill bits, petroleum jelly, paint brushes, latex paint, steel wool, sandpaper, dry cloth, clean rags, sponge brush, and polyurethane finish. This is materials that you need to start distressing your own wood furniture with paint and strain.

Here are step by step to do. Follow our step until finish. Let’s check these out

Ways to Distress Furniture

Ways to Distress Furniture

–          Wash your wood furniture piece to make sure that dirt and dust is removing. And then let it dry

–          Use protective gear glasses to shield your eyes from wooden dust. Make sure to wear a rubber gloves and paint mask to protect you from the process in painting.

–          Start to distress your wood furniture as much as you desire. Use a hammer to knock dents in the wooden surface. Drag a nails and drill bits along the surface. Twist the chisel to mar the grain of the wood. Focus on places that get the most wear such as chair rungs, legs, knobs, handles, and edges.

–          Rub the petroleum jelly into the areas you want to distress. The petroleum jelly will prevent the paint from sticking to the surface.

How to Distress Antique Furniture

How to Distress Antique Furniture

–          Use paint brush to apply a coat of latex paint. The latex paint will showing through when you are finished dressing the wood. Let it dry.

–          Next step is applying two coat of latex paint. Use contrasting color. Let the coat is dry.

–          If the coat was dry, you can rub the paint off with 150 grit sandpaper or steel wool in the areas that you distress. Use tools to support these processes.

–          Next step is continuing to remove the paint on the areas as you desire. Use dry cloths to remove the dust off the sanding debris when you remove them.

–          We are almost done. Now you can prepare the sponge brush or clean rag. Dip these materials into a dark wood stain. Apply the stain to the distressed areas. To achieve the look of old dark wood you can gently remove the stain immediately. Let strain dry. If you want to add more coasts, you can stain it again if you like.

–          The last step is protecting your distressed wooden furniture with a coat of polyurethane finish. Apply the coat of polyurethane finish evenly. Wait a few minutes and let it dry.

How to Make Distressed Wood

How to Make Distressed Wood

It is easy to follow. Distressing wood furniture with paint and strain can add character and also showcase a unique style in your home. Purchasing new distressed furniture can be costly but you can use alternative way by follow out step by step to distressing the wood furniture.

 

 

 

 

 

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