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Decorative Paint Technique: Distressing Instructions

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Top 73 Staining Projects

  1. 1. Step 5: Sand and Paint (00:50)

    How to finish the chair rail molding by sanding and painting or staining.

  2. 2. Tea Staining Linens (01:32)

    Give new linens an antique look with a tea-staining method.

  3. 3. Concrete Staining (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics on staining concrete.

  4. 4. Staining Concrete Floors (00:01:00)

    Use these tips for applying stain and adding life to old concrete floors.

  5. 5. Staining a Garage Floor (06:12)

    Check out how to get a concrete floor that stands up to any greasy mess.

  6. 6. How to Create a Map Wallpapered Bookcase

    Learn how to give a bookcase a classic look by adding maps to the inside and painting with stain.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 7. How to Apply Wood Stain Techniques

    When staining wood, use proper techniques in order to achieve a professional-looking finish.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 8. How To Gold-Leaf a Lampshade

    Add gold-leafed stripes to a metal lampshade for a warm, elegant look.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 9. Sanding and Preparing Wood Before Staining

    DIY experts offers advice on wood preparation for staining. Wood staining can greatly enhance the natural grain, shades and textures of...

  10. 10. How to Apply Stain, Varnish, Wax, Dye or Oil to Wood

    Follow these simple steps to apply stain, varnish, wax, dye or oil to enhance the look of wood.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
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  11. 11. Staining a Garage Floor (00:01:00)

    Here's a Garage Mahal quick tip on staining a garage floor.

  12. 12. Create a Modern Bookcase and Abstract Room Divider

    Give a bedroom a modern touch with an abstract design for a curtain room divider and a bookcase makeover.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 13. Distress Wood for Antique Look (00:01:00)

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

  14. 14. Painter's Pyramid (00:00:49)

    Check this out! These tiny tools prove big things come in small packages.

  15. 15. How to Repair Wood Furniture That Has Been Chewed By a Pet

    Did Fido leave chew marks on the legs of your dining room chair? These instructions will show you how to patch and repair chew marks on...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
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