Spray paint: rubber door mat with a primer (any light color), base coat with black (allow dry time between coats). Use two coats of the Matte Heirloom White, allow a few days airing time outside. Use 120 grit sand paper on a small hand sander, sand to distress/aged feel.
How To Build A Tailgate Wall Bench http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/wnrh Having just purchased a home. My wife and I decided the entire house belonged to her except for the garage and back porch and the yard. She may have made a mistake! A friend gave me this old Ford tailgate after I told him I was decorating my back porch in vintage Gas station/ feed store style. I decided to make a working bench out of it while also using it for decoration. This is how I did it!