Although reclaimed wood desk is known for great character, beautiful imperfections and unusual brands, you might want your recycled wood desk play as the focal point and is a topic of conversation for a while. If you want to add an unexpected touch through some fabulous and radiant effect, you have many options to choose from. In fact, you can be brave when working with reclaimed wood as “mistakes” will only reinforce the character of your piece.
Think about the possibility of dye your reclaimed wood desk in an unexpected color like lime green, bright orange or bright pink. Colorful dyes let you add a bright splash of color to your room without covering the beautiful natural grain of the wood. Tint your desk in one color if the cover is made of one piece, but if it is formed from several desks placed randomly considers each piece dyed in different colors and leave some intact.
Applying a crackle finish is another way to add texture and interest to any further reclaimed wood desk furniture. Start with a base coat of paint or stain, apply an agent to crackle and then apply a final coat of gloss, and just wait until the surface from cracking, showing the base layer beneath.