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How To Create a Country Antique Look

This "aged" paint finish is designed to mimic the look of an authentic country antique.

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Top 28 Antiquing Projects

  1. 1. Everything New Is Old Again (00:01:00)

    Here are wood-distressing tips for an antique look in a Man Cave design.

  2. 2. How to Weather and Distress New Wood

    Visit DIYNetwork.com to see the how-to project for how to distress and weather new wood to look old. See the helpful step-by-step instr...

  3. 3. Distress Wood for Antique Look (00:01:00)

    Jason's tips for distressing wood give a new table an antique look.

  4. 4. Antiqued Crafting (20:00)

    Cathie and Steve share tips to give an antique look to just about anything.

  5. 5. Antiquing New Furniture (00:01:00)

    Give store-bought furniture loads of character with these easy steps.

  6. 6. How to Antique Crown Molding

    Antiquing is a great way to dress up any plain piece of wood. Learn these tips on how to antique your furniture, molding or baseboards...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 7. Making Stock Cabinets Vintage (00:04:11)

    Nicole gives stock cabinets an appropriately vintage look for an 1883 home.

  8. 8. How to Give Furniture an Aged Look Using Shoe Polish

    Create an aged look for wood furniture using ordinary shoe polish. The shoe polish provides a seal against moisture and reveals a beaut...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 9. Easy Antique Painting Techniques

    Create a classy antique cabinet by applying this easy antique painting technique.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 10. Create an Aged Valance Using a Crackle Technique

    DIY Experts explain how to create an aged valance using a crackle technique.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 11. How to Paint Wood Furniture With an Aged Look

    See how to strip paint off an old chair, then repaint it with an aged-patina look.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
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  12. 12. Antiquing Mirrors (00:01:00)

    Add character and charm to mirrors with these simple antiquing steps.

  13. 13. How to Antique Tin for Cabinet Doors

    In additon to antique paintin techniques, learn how to dress up cabinets by creating antique tin doors.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 14. How to Distress a Door (00:00:60)

    Jason Cameron shares quick tips on how to distress a door.

  15. 15. How To Give Furniture A Crackle Finish

    Specialized crackle mediums, in combination with acrylic paint, can create a striking finish.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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