DIY Rustic Wooden Heart – Tutorial

DIY Rustic Wooden Heart - Tutorial

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to make a large distressed wood heart! It’s very easy and fun to make! 😀

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I distressed the wood with wood rasps.

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Using a handsaw, I sawed the scrap wood roughly into a heart shape.

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Then I smoothed the edges with wood rasps and sandpaper …

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… and stained the wood heart with steel wool and vinegar.

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Then I drilled a hole through the rustic wooden heart for the ribbon.

6 thoughts on “DIY Rustic Wooden Heart – Tutorial

    1. It’s really easy to use a handsaw. You could begin with green wood – pruning a tree for example – because fresh wood is easier to saw.

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