How do you whitewash pine?


Pine wood is used in making a number of surfaces at home. To whitewash furniture made from pine, one has to sand its surface first. Mix two parts of white paint with one part of a glazer and water then stir to make a paint mixture. Using a brush, apply the paint to the furniture as a fine coat and finish by applying polyurethane.
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1. Sand the surface of the pine wood. Dampen a clean cloth, and wipe all sawdust from the wood. Allow it to dry. 2. Pour 2 parts white paint into the paint tray. Stir in 1 part glazing
As to ruining the value , I would say yes. Buy a quality flat paint and add water.
1 Determine what type of wood your cabinets are made of. Whitewashing is best suited to a soft wood like pine. [2] A wood like oak will require pickling, a technique of whitening
1. Soak the ponderosa pine seed in a bowl of room-temperature water for 48 hours. 2. Moisten a handful of peat moss and push in the ponderosa pine seed until it is completely enclosed
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How to Whitewash Pine
You may encounter pine wood in a variety of places in your home, from paneled walls to flooring to furniture. Although it is not as strong as other types of wood, pine tends to be inexpensive and holds a finish well, according to the Utah State... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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