DIY – Clean Old Wood

  1. […] sanitized before using it in your home.  I wrote an entire blog post on this topic which you can read here.  It will give you all the resources and step by step process you need to make sure your wood is […]

  2. […] you like the look of old aged wood but do not want the hassle of cleaning it (as I show you here)?  There is a wonderful solution!  I am so excited to showcase an amazing product that I have […]

  3. […] You will use the top and bottom pieces (37 inches) to hang over the top edges by 1/2 inches.  Then you will place the side strips (22 inches) in between these top and bottom strips.  If you are using old wood like me, you will need to clean it.  I used soap and water, then steamed it.  For a more detailed look at cleaning wood, read my post here. […]

  4. […] that go in yards during voting time) you will want to clean them. Check out that tutorial here:Cleaning Old WoodYou will have this project done in no time! Let me know if you have any questions and save these to […]

  5. […] – Add a base.  I made a wood base from a some of old wood that I cleaned (watch how here) and then stained with Rusted Weather Wash Stain (you can find that here).  I then added a varnish […]

  6. […] Clean Old Wood […]

  7. […] you like the look of old aged wood but do not want the hassle of cleaning it (as I show you here)?  There is a wonderful solution!  I am so excited to showcase an amazing product that I have […]

  8. […] You will use the top and bottom pieces (37 inches) to hang over the top edges by 1/2 inches.  Then you will place the side strips (22 inches) in between these top and bottom strips.  If you are using old wood like me, you will need to clean it.  I used soap and water, then steamed it.  For a more detailed look at cleaning wood, read my post here. […]

  9. Denise says:

    I live in New Orleans. a friend of mine gave me floor boards from a building that was built in the 1800s. Would I use the same method of cleaning

    • Yes! I researched the best ways possible to clean wood and this is what I found. Getting it sanitized and bug free is the goal. So depending on how dirty they are, you can use one or all of the methods. I appreciate you stopping by!

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