Antiqued Furniture How to Step by Step

Sep 12th

Unique and creative! Antiqued furniture has been a popular way to makeover furnishings. With current styles of modern home decorating, distressing offers a simple and inexpensive quality. Cabinet, chest, buffet, nightstand, bedside table, console table, sofa table and more are applicable antiquing. How to make furniture antique looking? Some helpful tips will let you start the project.

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Sanding – It is the process to peel off any primer or paint existing on the surface of the furniture. Fine grit will do it in the application.

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Roughing the surface up – Several tools are applicable here. They are hammer, chain, screw driver and more that have the ability to rough up. This process is meant to make aged look on the surface.

Priming – A thin coat is the purpose for the high quality of priming in white. A little more of sanding is to follow for the better antique surface appearance.

Top coating – Antique furniture should have a complimentary value to the room. Off white is a nice top coat with neutrality. Or, you can also choose to have only white in two even coating.

Application of a seal coat – In order to protect your antiqued furniture as a hard work, 2 -3 thin coats are applicable especially water based poly.

Just follow these steps in how to antique your wooden furniture. It is quick and easy and inexpensive to transform your room with actually the same furniture piece.

 

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