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How to Distress New Hardware

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How to Distress New Hardware
How to Distress New Hardware
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If you're undergoing a DIY project that requires you to distress your own furniture, you might discover you can't find any hardware to match your aged furniture. Now, you can learn How to Distress New Hardware; so, it has that rustic vibe we love so much. This tutorial can teach you how to distress hardware, like brackets and screws, in under ten minutes. Since this tutorial requires the use of a torch, only advanced DIY-ers using safety glasses and gloves should attempt this tutorial. With this project, you can make sure your rustic craft projects look perfectly antique.

Time to complete: Under an hour

Primary Technique: Furniture Projects



Only attempt this project if you have access to a well-ventilated area.

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Brilliant! Bright, shiny hardware definitely looks out of place on distressed furniture.


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