Here’s how to add an aged character to wood with a few simple household ingredients – it’s so easy!

You will need:

  • a bowl
  • steel wool
  • vinegar

Step 1

First add the vinegar and steel wool in a bowl and allow to stand overnight.

Step 2

Prep the timber before applying – sand off any old varnish or sealer.

Step 3

Apply vinegar and steel wool solution to the timber. The aging effect takes take, so allow to stand.

Step 4

Reapply for a darker finish.

You’re done! An easy way to add character to plain timber.