Welcome to 2020 !!! And already its looking good 🙂 I was able to deliver a shorter harvest table, proof that a harvest table doesn’t have to be 10ft long and cost thousands of dollars. This table was only 4 ft long, stained with a honey oak. But it was a little too […]
Stenciling is a new project challenge. I’ll be giving more step by step descriptions in future projects.
First you need wood of course. I have been using some reclaimed pallet wood. You have to be a little more cautious about the pallet wood you get considering all the different products are shipped on it.
I usually clean it with a spray bottle filled with vinegar. That should kill any typical bacteria.
I also lightly sand it to get the entire rough surface off, since you need relatively smooth surface to use your stencil on.
I’ve used acrylic paint and a technique called dry brushing.