Imagine this – You are driving along in your old car when, suddenly, a deer darts out in front of you. You don't swerve to miss the deer due to oncoming traffic, so you hit the deer head on. You get out of the vehicle and look at the damage, but it doesn't seem too bad. The corner of the bumper is dented, the headlight is broken, but the engine still purrs like a kitten.
If you are thinking of adding a wood grain finish to an older vehicle, but don't believe it's a practical do-it-yourself job, you may want to reconsider. It isn't as hard as you may think to create a faux wood grain finish; all it takes is a little practice, a few inexpensive tools and patience. Below is what you need to do to create a "woody" station wagon look or any other custom wood grain finish you wish: