Sweet Pickins - Aging new wood with milk paint and vinegar solution. Watery solution of 3 part water 1 part gray milk paint. Apply vinegar solution and dry. Dry brush some white. then dry brush glaze or dark stain
craft room countertop - butt up to existing countertop? Or do complete countertop in this? Age new wood to weathered gray "driftwood" look by disolving steel wool in vinegar then using as a stain/wash.
How To: Color Wash Furniture For a muted look, try this color-wash technique on any unsealed material -- wood, terra-cotta, wicker, and bamboo all absorb watered-down paint pigment. By Brian Kramer Chelsea Evers