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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...

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Top 28 Antiquing Projects

  1. 1. Antiqued Crafting (20:00)

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

  2. 2. How to Distress Unfinished Furniture

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

  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. Antique Crackle Finish (02:49)

    Add a distinctive crackle finish to new furniture with this easy technique.

  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Antiquing Mirrors (00:01:00)

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

  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. 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...

  11. 11. Easy Antique Painting Techniques

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

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  12. 12. How to Create Distressed Molding

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

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 13. Everything New Is Old Again (00:01:00)

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

  14. 14. 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:
    --
  15. 15. How To Give Furniture An Antique Look

    Some people enjoy the challenge of taking an inexpensive piece of unfinished furniture and giving it some of the charm and character of...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
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