Let’s make a cozy rustic centerpiece for a warm, country feel, suitable for any case. You’ll need a farm crate as a base, so prepare a hobby saw and fine sanding block, wood dye in dark oak or similar dark brown-grey color, a hammer and nails or PVA glue and glue brush, a ruler and pencil. Use the ruler and pencil to mark the lengths you need. When sawing, don’t worry if the panel splinters at the ends. Once the pieces are ready, it’s time to age them. Subtly round the edges of the panels, but don’t sand the sides smooth. The texture will pick up more dye and add to the weathered look. Continue reading the tutorial here.