reclaimed wood headboard boat wood style

Submitted by gvandy on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:20

I copied the boat wood painting technique using the colors of my daughters room and it turned out wonderful. It really is as easy as it looks on the tutorial! You can see more of my stuff on

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Weekend Project (10-20 Hours)
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We stained the entire headboards with Early American minwax, and then used 5 colors to layer the paint using a block of wood and letting each color dry between coats. We did what we liked and covered any mistakes with another color. Super easy. we finished with helmsman clear poly in satin and did 2 coats with no sanding in between.
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