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False Graining Techniques

by Jim King and Beth Oberholtzer
Designed by Beth Oberholtzer

Graining with paint offers an expressive way of transforming any plain surface with textured and stylized veneers. False Graining Techniques provides a practical introduction to this unique folk art, with 6 easy projects and vivid step-by-step color photos. Try your hand—literally—at making rich wood grain designs with such tools as corncobs, rubber combs, foam brushes, and even your own fingers!

You’ll discover:

  • How to add a unique visual richness to any surface
  • 6 simple but stunning projects, from picture frames to boxes
  • Beautiful and easy-to-learn grain painting techniques
  • Step-by-step instructions and photographs
  • Inspiring color photo gallery of completed projects

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  • Size: 8.5” x 11”
  • Photos: 200+
  • Pages: 40
  • Binding: soft cover