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Cerusin' On a Sunday Afternoon

"Million Dollar Contractor" Stephen Fanuka shows how add a pop of color to wood stains.


Tired of your boring wood furniture and lackluster cabinetry? Try breathing new life into your woodwork with a technique known as "cerusing."

Stephen Fanuka, the host of DIY Network's "Million Dollar Contractor," shows us how to create this brilliantly grainy look quickly and easily. All it takes is a few simple tools and a vivid imagination to achieve a cerused finish that's fun, fresh and exciting.

Watch the video above for Fanuka's how-to, and be sure to catch "Million Dollar Contractor" for more of Stephen's tricks of the trade.