Faux wood garage doors – A garage door can replace an expensive item. If you have a metal garage door, but notice that you’re happy with the look and texture of your door, consider faux painting. With faux painting techniques, you can change the look of your door to natural wood without actually replacing the entire door. This method also works to change the appearance of a previously painted wooden door.
Faux wood garage doors painting, Prime the garage with tinted primer if tinted exterior latex primer available. The color of the tinted latex primer should be a warm honey blonde or golden color for medium-light woods, and are a darker brown or reddish brown to dark woods. If there is no tinted primer is available, then prime primer with white paint and then a base layer in the tinted color.
Paint faux wood garage doors; choose a darker brown colored water-based glaze for the grain or a medium brown to light wood or dark brown for darker wood. Paint on the grain with a stiff-bristled flat brush. Grain Paint by dragging steel comb grain and wait until dry. Paint on your brown glaze with a thin layer of darker brown or brown-black colored glaze, applied in the same direction as the previous cereals. Close the door by painting two coats of a water-based urethane sealer and wait until dry.