Use Pantry Items to Get Weathered Wood Look in No Time

Use Pantry Items to Get Weathered Wood Look in No Time

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Tara Bellucci
Jan 31, 2012

Love the look of weathered wood, but don't want years of waiting? You can make new wood look old, with just a few common pantry items! We bet they're in your kitchen right now...

Mimi from Blue Roof Cabin didn't like the finish on this oak paddle, so she picked up a few tips from Pinterest and got to weathering.

With just a cup of strong tea and a soak of vinegar and steel wool, she gave the paddle some serious history. It looks like it's been left on a dock forgotten for years.

For full instructions and more photos, head on over to Blue Roof Cabin.

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(Image: Blue Roof Cabin)

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