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Faux Birch Log Table

Bring the beauty of the birchwood into your home with these faux birch log tables, the perfect surface for your seasonal home decor accents.

At a Glance:

#6264 Skill Level: Expert Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
  • FolkArt  Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Coffee Latte, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Steel Gray, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Painting Stencils - Carribbean

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.99
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Folkart ® Paint Tools - Stencil Tape

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Linen, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Dark Gray, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Winter White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Painting Stencils - Large - Chevron

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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Basecoating Set, 2 pc.

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instructions

Other Supplies

Quikrete® Quik-Tube® building form 12”, Jigsaw, 11 ½” diameter wood circle – Unfinished Wood Co., Glue, Small nails, Hammer, Water basin, Foam plates, Paper towels, Long handle stencil brush

Instructions

  1. Using jigsaw, cut the building forms(s) into desired lengths.
  2. Basecoat one Dark Gray, one Steel Gray and one Winter White.
  3. Dry brush the Steel Gray tube with Dark Gray and Linen vertically to create a bark finish.
  4. Dry brush the Dark Gray tube with Coffee Latte and Linen.
  5. Dry brush Dark Gray randomly onto white tube to create a birch finish.
  6. Tape off stripes as shown on the Dark Gray and Steel Gray tubes. Paint in colors shown.
  7. Stencil the chevron pattern onto center white field with Dark Gray. Stencil the border pattern on top white band with Dark Gray.
  8. Using the basecoating brush, thin down Coffee Latte and drag in a circular pattern on two wood circles. Paint smaller and small concentric circles to create the effect of wood rings. Use same technique on third circle with Dark Gray.
  9. Determine the top end of tubes and place upside down on a hard surface. Glue wood circles inside tubes against the hard surface. Let dry.
  10. Turn tubes right side up and nail around edge of tube into wood.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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