distilled white vinegar and steel wool for brownish stain. apple cider vinegar and steel wool for grayish stain
Steel Wool, Coffee Grounds & Vinegar Stain to "weather" new wood
Learn how to make Steel Wool and Vinegar stain to stain wood and give it an aged look. DIY Pete walks you through the steps in a video tutorial. Check it all out at http://diypete.com/steelwool
Vinegar and steel wool solutions make homemade wood stains, reacting with tannins in the wood to darken.
Steel wool disolved in vinegar (stain for weathered barn board look)
trying the tea/steel wool/vinegar staining method to see if it will work for our timbers
For all those who tried the "pennies and vinegar" stain and got crappy results. HERE is the right way to do it. Results are guaranteed - Seriously...
Here is a sample showing the difference between the two vinegar stains. The top is the Balsamic Vinegar and the bottom is the Apple Cider Vinegar.
Aging Wood with Steel Wool, Vinegar and Tea
The Most Natural, Inexpensive Way to "Stain" Wood, tea, vinegar & steel wool