'Aging' new paneling

To the real estate editor: I have always enjoyed reading your columns and have gained good ideas. A few weeks ago someone asked about finishing pine paneling and you suggested the usual varnish, etc. I would like to recommend what I did on pine paneling in 1948, and today everyone speaks of its beauty.

On the raw wood, I used Golden Oak Minwax. I applied it by cloth, wiping off any excess. The next day I gave it another coat. When the color seemed right, I rubbed the paneling with pumice and steel wool.

The result is paneling that looks well aged. 52900100027326 NOVEMBER 15, 1981

You've read  of  free articles. Subscribe to continue.
QR Code to 'Aging' new paneling
Read this article in
QR Code to Subscription page
Start your subscription today