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How To Give Furniture A Crackle Finish

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

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Top 28 Antiquing Projects

  1. 1. Making Stock Cabinets Vintage (00:04:11)

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

  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. Painted Planters and Pots

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

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 4. Distress Wood for Antique Look (00:01:00)

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

  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. How to Distress a Door (00:60)

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

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

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

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

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

  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. How to Create Aged Furniture for a Country Antique Look

    Learn how to "create" country antiques from new, unfinished furniture.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 12. 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:
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    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 13. 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.

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  14. 14. Cabinets: Antiquing (00:02:17)

    Glazing adds an antique finish to even the most modern cabinets.

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

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

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