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Top 28 Antiquing Projects

  1. 1. 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
  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 Antique a Cabinet

    Follow these steps to make a cabinet look old again.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 4. Antiquing for Old World Look (00:02:39)

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

  5. 5. How To Create a Country Antique Look

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

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. Antiqued Crafting (20:00)

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

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

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

  9. 9. 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...

  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. Distress Wood for Antique Look (00:01:00)

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

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

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

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

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

  14. 14. 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
  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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