I have a veneer top nightstand with what looks like a rich mahogany color and satin finish (deep brown with red and amber hues). When I purchased it, there was a stain on top from something that had spilled (guessing acetone or the likes). After working on a few other projects involving...
I need to get some Maple veneer and edge banding to the darkness of the attached photo. I realize that I should have used a darker material. :surprise2:
I was planning to use a sanding sealer first and then General Finishes Water-Based Dye Stains.
Comments or suggestions? Thanks...
I have some Walnut veneered plywood which we need to finish.
- see pictures
- (so yes, not much ability to sand down)
I'm looking to get a finish similar to the one shown in the picture.
I've seen this video on finishing walnut which recommends to:
1. Dye the wood
2. Apply Sanding Sealer
I'm in the market for a Gibson Memphis 1963 ES335TD guitar - http://www2.gibson.com/Products/Electric-Guitars/2015-Memphis/1963-ES-335TD.aspx
However, I wondered if I could ask you some questions about the use
of aniline dye in the finishing process?
I have read lots of reports about aniline...
I know I made a huge mistake making shelves for a nursery out of maple, but I had so much left over from a previous project that I felt that I had to use it up. I went to rockler and bought GF Dark brown water based dye. I also bought GF espresso stain. No matter which I use, if I wipe off...
I read this question asked here many times and I found this explanation on Keystone Dyes web site which explains it much better than I can:
What is the difference between a dye and a pigment?
Many dyes and pigments are produced from the same building block chemistries, such as anthraquinone...
Hi all. I've got a maple veneered desktop (made of doubled-up 3/4" appleply) that I'm finishing using the following schedule:
0. sanded up to #220
1. transtint/transfast dyes, rubbed
2. 50% thinned zinsser sealcoat, sprayed via preval portable sprayer
3. 10% thinned GF high performance water...
I recently found a piece of mahogany with some tiger stripe curl on it. I was wondering if I could make it pop out more than it already is. I heard you can use wood dye and sand it a little but is that the same as wood stain?