Many people ask about the
vinegar/steel wool solution I use
to age wood in my projects...
It's no secret, you can find
a zillion projects using it on
I put a piece of steel wool
(after the soap is used up)
into a mason jar then fill the jar with
After about 24 hours it is ready to
paint your wood.
My favorite use is on crates.
When you cut reclaimed wood you get an end that doesn't match the gray wood.
A little splash of the steel wool solution and it is magically aged to match the
rest of the reclaimed crate.
I used it here...
and now here...
I aged a set of children's blocks to sell on my Etsy shop.
The aged distressed look
is great for Vintage Holiday Projects.
I made 2 sets and I'm keeping one...