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Blog entry by dub560 posted 10-06-2010 09:16 PM 853 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

my stain appeared brown in the garage but when i brought it outdoors the stain is completely different—i find that interesting.

i tried blending in the sapwood with some dye stain

and this is the garage(looks brown to me)-sheesh

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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#1 posted 10-06-2010 09:17 PM

That looks good.

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#2 posted 10-06-2010 09:37 PM

looks great .. sometime the natural light will change the appearance from what you see under normal flourescent lights

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#3 posted 10-06-2010 09:54 PM

good info thanks a lot

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#4 posted 10-06-2010 11:01 PM

the general idea is to try and do any color matching in the same light that the piece will ultimately sit in. That being said, I still think it looks really good.

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