The 26 Things You Never Knew You Could Craft With Wine Corks -Before cutting corks boil them in water for around 10 minutes. This will stop them from crumbling or cracking when you cut or carve into them.
How to Age Wood with Baking Soda. Aging wood is necessary if you want a distressed style for a project, but you only have access to newer wood. Aging wood with baking soda leaches the dark tannins away.