How to Make Barnwood?


Well the only way to make barnwood is to take it from a barn. You can, however, make regular wood resemble barnwood by leaving it out in the sun or staining it. You can make it more realistic using a torch to bring out the grain.
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How to Make Barnwood
"Barnwood" originally referred to wood salvaged from old barns. Interior designers loved it so much that as the number of old barns declined some people began to make their own barnwood. There is no single right way to "create" old barnwood but the... More »
Difficulty: Easy
If you want to make wood look like barn wood, you have to mark it with dents, scratches, holes, or other marks. This makes it look like it has really been sitting out in the weather for many years. You can drill small 'nail holes' in it with a small drill bit, hit it with a chain, and lay metal objects on their sides on the wood and hit the items with a hammer to leave marks. Then, mix a solution of one pound of baking soda to one gallon of water and, putting the items out in the sunshine where you can leave them to 'weather', apply the solution to the wood and let it dry in the sunlight. Repeat the applications until it looks the way you want it to look.
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