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Decorative Paint Technique: Distressing Instructions

Distressing is the modern approach to creating a timeless treasure.

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  • wax (Original, Dark Brown) from Briwax
    universal tint (Burnt Umber) from Cal-Tint by Degussa
    clear latex interior wood stain from Pratt & Lambert
    latex glaze (Studio Finishes 405) from Benjamin Moore
    latex paint, eggshell sheen (Black 2132-10, Lafayette Green HC-135, Covington Blue HC-138) from Benjamin Moore