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Pirate ship we built for our grand boys! I want this pirate ship/fort/swing set to look stressed and worn. For those that have see my earlier posting please forgive me for re posting. Having troubles loading my photo!

  • The Space Between
    The Space Between Key West, FL
    This is really, really cool! You could apply a stain or even water down some paint to create a glaze and give it an uneven finish that looks aged. Either way, I'm sure it will provide many hours of enjoyment. :)
  • Thistlewood
    Thistlewood Grand Rivers, KY
    I second the space between....and I think the weather will help a little bit with the distressing!
  • Miriam I
    Miriam I New York, NY
    Glad you got this up, Robin! Way cool. Welcome to Hometalk!
  • Eclectically Vintage - Kelly
    You win grandmom of the year for this one!
  • Susan Lynn
    Susan Lynn Summerville, SC
    Did you come up with the plans yourself or where would I be able to find plans for this. I have looked before, but was unable to find any. I would appreciate any information you could give me. Another grammie wanting to make this for her grandkids.
Robin A