How to Pickle Wood
Give wood furniture a gorgeous whitewashed look with this simple painting technique. It will look beautifully aged in no time!
Floors, tables, and chairs with pretty patina and whitewashed finishes are in high demand thanks to the growing popularity of modern farmhouse design. Whitewashed furniture looks just as cozy in country, contemporary, and cottage homes. Achieve an aged finish on a new furniture piece with our wood pickling technique. This method uses diluted white latex primer to lightly coat the lumber while still showcasing the wood grain. The result is a surface that is subtly coated in paint, allowing the natural grain to shine through. Take a look at our steps below to learn how to instantly age wood using the pickling method.