Feb 11 2018 – Explore Allison Lances board distressed kitchen cabinets followed by 165 people on Pinterest. I like the look of the white distressed cabinets against dark sleek bamboo floors as well as the combination of old more traditional and rustic against newer contemporary.
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How to distress dark wood kitchen cabinets. Be prepared for a good amount of paint and sanding dust. Once youre done sanding clean the cabinets with a tack cloth and a damp rag. The goal was white cabine.
In a separate container steel wool is submerged in vinegar and left for about 10 hours. Brown glazes and tints give a unique warm and natural effect when used to distress kitchen cabinets. Let it sit and dont be surprised if the wood significantly darkens within 10.
Techniques Used to Distress Furniture Wet Distressing. Youll want to remove all hardware before sanding and you may also want to remove the cabinet doors to make the job easier. These cabinets have a wood grain.
Inspiration for a mid-sized cottage l-shaped dark wood floor and brown floor eat-in kitchen remodel in Other with a farmhouse sink distressed cabinets stainless steel appliances raised-panel cabinets soapstone countertops gray backsplash ceramic backsplash and an island huge fan of all lower drawers no cupboards – ruth_carson_benedict. Use a lightly damped lint-free cloth and start rubbing on the areas you would like to remove paint. Wait about 1-2 hours.
I knew the glaze would get into the grain so I decided that alone would give them enough of a distressed look. After building cabinets in my shop for a farm or country style kitchen I was faced with the task of creating a distressed finish. This color helps give cabinets more warmth and can be applied to achieve a subtle or bold distressed effect according to your liking.
Apply one coat or two of paint to your piece and then let it dry completely. Once theyre clean and dry apply your antiquing glaze or paint. Apply the Treatment to the Wood When the vinegar solution is ready use a paintbrush and apply a heavy coat of the mixture.
Tea staining is a chemical reaction between the bitter tannin from steeped tea and a mixture of iron acetate from the steel wool and vinegar to turn the wood a dark color. Black tea is steeped and left to cool to room temperature.