Hello all.. Its Saturday Feb 13th the day before Valentines Day and I’ve been very very busy building for spring.. The orders pile up quickly. I’m making raised garden beds. But I’m making from reclaimed CLEAN pallets. Its not hard to find the clean ones just ask the businesses that your look at. They will […]
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.