Great of ageing wood, I also use vinegar with a couple of copper coins and a spoon of coffee, leave it for a week and its ready to use, gives a lovely naturally aged finish to new wood or just to blend in cut ends...:
how to fix holes in repurposed wood from pallets salvage etc, diy, home maintenance repairs, how to, painted furniture, pallet, repurposing upcycling, woodworking projects, You can easily fix holes in boards from pallets or other reclaimed sources with a few toothpicks and some wood glue
Dandelion Jelly It took me about a 10 minutes to pick these! You will need: 2 heaping cups of fresh dandelion petals (see note below - you'll need to gather about 4 cups whole flowers) 2 C boiling wter 1/4 C well-strained, clear lemon juice 4 C sugar 3 oz liquid pectin (Certo) food coloring (optional)
How to make an antique sign. After painting the sign (full tutorial included), use a soft cloth to apply a dark brown furniture wax in a thin layer to entire surface of sign. The wax will settle in the imperfections in the wood, giving the sign an authentically aged look. Allow wax to dry for 3-5 minutes, then buff to a shine with a clean cloth.
Using Vinegar As A Wood Stain Vinegar works as a wood stain when you add a metal object in the mix and let it sit in a glass container for a week. A handful of pennies will produce a beautiful pale Caribbean blue stain. A wad of steel wool will give you a rich reddish hue. A combination of tea and a metal object in vinegar will produce a black stain.