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How To: Make New Wood Look Old
Love the look of aged lumber? Good news! It's easy to distress wood for an interior design scheme with rustic or vintage industrial flair.
Here are some tips on how to distress wood, making new lumber look old. First, trim off machined edges with a hatchet. Then with a variety of scrapers, wood chisels, and awls, create the look of years of wear by giving imperfections to the wood face. By using these methods, you can add an antique finish to beams, doors, and woodwork.
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