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post #21 of 24 Old 11-30-2006, 02:44 PM Thread Starter
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ok, thanks. I stripped it down with Mineral Spirits and started over. It looks better already since I did not cake it on like the first time.
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post #22 of 24 Old 12-01-2006, 08:50 AM Thread Starter
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Dark Stains

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The results were must better this time however, the shade I'm trying to achieve isn't right. I need a darker stain. The color I have now is Minwax Dark Walnut 2716, http://www.stubborn-norwegian.com/im...wax_colors.gif. I want to achieve their Ebony 2718 color.

Before I go out and buy the Ebony color, can you offer some suggestions on how to achieve this dark black/brown color with pine? I'm willing to use another product if necessary.

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It maybe best to go with the Ebony stain. Applying more dark walnut is propably not gonna get much darker. Prep the same way.

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You can make your own sealer the way they used to do it, 1 part shellac to 7 parts alcohol. For pine, you might want to go with 5 parts alcohol.
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