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How to Create Distressed Molding

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 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
  2. 2. Antique Crackle Finish (02:49)

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

  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. Antiquing New Furniture (00:01:00)

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

  5. 5. How To Antique a Cabinet

    Follow these steps to make a cabinet look old again.

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

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

  7. 7. Antiquing Mirrors (00:01:00)

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

  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. Everything New Is Old Again (00:01:00)

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

  10. 10. How to Distress a Door (00:00:60)

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

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

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

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

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

  13. 13. 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...

  14. 14. How to Distress a Door (00:60)

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

  15. 15. 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
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