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Give a room an aged appearance by using a distressing technique on crown molding.

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Top 28 Antiquing Projects

  1. 1. How to Make a Weathered Wood Bench

    Use paint and oil-based polyurethane to give an ordinary wooden bench the look of aged beach wood.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. Making Stock Cabinets Vintage (00:04:11)

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

  4. 4. Easy Antique Painting Techniques

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

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 5. 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...

  6. 6. 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:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    --
  7. 7. Everything New Is Old Again (00:01:00)

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

  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. How to Distress a Door (00:00:60)

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

  10. 10. How to Give Decorative Accessories an Antique Look

    Give picture frames an antique look with just a few strokes of paint.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 11. Antiquing New Furniture (00:01:00)

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

  12. 12. Antiquing for Old World Look (00:02:39)

    Sara shows how to antique a deck to give it an Old World rustic look.

  13. 13. How to Distress Unfinished Furniture

    DIY Network experts give tips for how to give unfinished furniture a distressed, antique look.

  14. 14. Painted Planters and Pots

    Create an aged appearance for pots and planters using a rust activator and iron paint.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 15. 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
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