AntiquingFurniturewith Paint1. Paint your unfinished furniturepiece with an oil-based primer and allow to dry. 2. Apply the base coat, using stainfinish paintand a brush, for an aged look. Using flat or matte paintcan make the glaze look blotchy.
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Do you paint or stain your antique wood furniture?
Although glazing furniture is our usual forte around here, we also use paint and stain to antique wood when we are looking for a more roughed-up look. I found a cool crate a few weeks Thanks for subscribing!
How can I Make my wood furniture look antique?
You can’t buy character, but you can fake it with an antique paint finish. It is quite easy to antique a piece of newer wood furniture and make it look distressed by using paint and stain. The trick to making wood look realistically weathered is to not overdo it. The finish won’t look natural if you attempt to create an overly distressed look.
How do you distress and antique furniture?
And if you do it yourself, the process of distressing and antiquing furniture is relatively inexpensive. And best of all, it not really difficult! With a bit of liquid sander/deglosser, spray primer, spray paint, sandpaper, and stain, you can turn virtually any piece of wood furniture into a beautiful heirloom-quality treasure.
How do you remove stain from wood furniture?
If you檙e staining the top of your furniture piece, use an electric sander to strip the top. Begin with 80-grit sandpaper to remove the factory finish and get down to bare wood, and follow up with 150-grit sandpaper to smooth the surface. **Note: Be careful not to sand TOO much!!