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How to make a hollow core door look like wood

You only need a wood graining rocker, wood stain (I like to use Woodoc Gel Stain), lint-free cloth and polyurethane varnish to make a hollow core or steel door look like wood.

 

Replace ZAR wood stain with a tinted polyurethane varnish and finish off with a clear polyurethane varnish.

 

Although this video makes it seem easy, do try a few test attempts before you tackle the main project. There is an art to rocking the wood graining tool, and it's far better to mess up on a scrap of wood!

 

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