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How to Weather and Distress New Wood

Give furnishings and architectural features a vintage look by treating the surface with all-natural ingredients and time-honored techniques.

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Mechanical Distressing: Insect Damage

Faux worm or termite holes can be created by randomly driving an awl or 1/16" drill bit into the face of the wood. Carefully study patterns and sizes of holes in the original piece before starting.

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