How To

Clean old barn boards thoroughly before using them in your home. Scrub them

Clean old barn boards thoroughly before using them in your home. Scrub them with a stiff, dry wire brush (no water), then apply a coat of turpentine as a preservative. It will darken the wood initially, but the wood will return to its original color.

By Yankee Magazine

Mar 24 2013

Clean old barn boards thoroughly before using them in your home. Scrub them with a stiff, dry wire brush (no water), then apply a coat of turpentine as a preservative. It will darken the wood initially, but the wood will return to its original color.