How to distress new wood, step by step tutorial, for decorative purposes.
Find a distressing agent like chicken wire, nails, a chain, rough cement .
Have fun making dents in the wood.
Bing... bang... boom...
Use your preferred medium to paint the wood depending on its use. If functional like a bench or shelf use wood stain and stain sealer. If decorative it's possible to use acrylic or soft pastels.
Soft pastel technique
...And every time I fall in love with the results.
Thanks for reading