How to Distress Cabinets

Renovating an historic house can be a challenging and expensive proposition. If you crave the look of an old farmhouse kitchen without having to tackle that large of a project, distressing your existing cabinets may be your solution.

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Things You’ll Need

    • Ammonia-based household cleaner or dish soap and water
    • Painter’s masking tape
    • Sandpaper
    • Foam brushes
    • Small, bristly paintbrushes
    • Tack cloths or clean rags
    • Antique or crackle glaze
    • Latex paint and stain (optional)
    • Clear sealer

Course Curriculum

How to Distress Cabinets
Part 1 of 3: Preparing the Area
0 Hours 4 minutes00:04
Part 2 of 3: Sanding and Adding Color
0 Hours 4 minutes00:04
Part 3 of 3: Creating the Look
0 Hours 4 minutes00:04

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