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trevnmill
Best idea I've seen!
   
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ele77

Chris, thanks for this helpful article! I'm planning on color-washing bare pine wall panels using this technique and was wondering in what proportions one would use water and paint. I realize that will depend on the opacity I want, but just as a guide, what were the approximate proportions of water and paint in your project here? Also, does one have to seal the wood with polyurethane, or can I just leave it unsealed since it's on the walls?

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capeanner

The wood look you created on that grey metal door is fantastic!

I whitewashed an old smelly wooden bookcase someone gave me years ago. Same method you're recommending: watered down white acrylic paint. It successfully sealed in or killed off the mildew, mold or whatever made it smell and gave a look to the wood I like.

   

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