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Decorative Paint Technique: Woodgraining Instructions

If the beauty of real wood isn't in the budget, paint and a fun tool can make a great alternative.

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  • door
  • latex glaze
  • painter's tape
  • water-based wax


  • paintbrushes
  • 220-grit sandpaper
  • paint tray
  • bristle brush
  • putty knife
  • wood graining tool
  • rags
  • plastic containers
  • China bristle brush(es)
  • artist's brushes



  • latex glaze (Studio Finishes 405) from Benjamin Moore
    latex paint, eggshell sheen (base coat: Bryant Gold HC-7, wood-toned colors: Clinton Brown HC-67 and Hasbrouck Brown HC-71) from Benjamin Moore
    water-based wax from