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Old 05-19-2012, 12:28 PM   #1
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How to recreate this look?


Wanting to make the same thing out of pallets--how do I get this washed look?


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Looks to be one coat of paint (or a primer) , sprayed on. Will soak into the raw wood irregularly. Don't go for complete opacity. you could also sand off corners to enhance the old look.

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how do I get this washed look?
Use Behr.
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Use Behr.
Nope! It will take the OP three coats of primer and paint in one to get the coverage he wants to replicate.
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