Architectural Conservation, Historic Preservation

Faux Woodgraining

Woodgraining is a faux finishing technique, a way to make something that is not wood look like wood.  Faux woodraining can make a steel security door have the warm look of Mahogany or make a computer case look like Cherry Wood in order to match your Cherry desk and office furniture.


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Miscellaneous Wood Grain Samples on Paper or Cloth.   Wood Grain Samples.
Miscellaneous Wood Grain Samples on Paper or Cloth.

This assortment of woodgrain samples (most shown on paper) are furnished to show the variety of styles and artistry that can be employed in woodgrain.  

Dark Woodgraining of Door and Transom in Residence.   Dark Woodgraining.
Dark Woodgraining of Door and Transom in Residence.

Dark woodgrained door and transom.  

Blond Woodgrained Panelling, Trim and Doors.   Blonde Woodgrain.
Blond Woodgrained Panelling, Trim and Doors.

This light blonde woodgrain finish was used throughout the house for wainscotting and trim, as well as doors.  

Wood graining and Reconstruction of Door and Entry   Woodgrained Entry Door
Wood graining and Reconstruction of Door and Entry

We applied layered woodgraining of this entry door to a striking effect. Note reconstruction of pediment and casing.  

Woodgraining of Interior Door and Trim.   Woodgrained Interior Door.
Woodgraining of Interior Door and Trim.

This narrow closet door shows the effect that a small amount of woodgraining can have in a small space.