|Project by longgone||posted 05-27-2013 05:50 PM||3505 views||6 times favorited||19 comments|
This is my latest box that I fumed with ammonia. The results were not exactly what I was hoping for…looking for more of a reddish brown color… but that is where experimenting and trial and error come in…The wood color was more gray in color after fuming but it did turn more brown after the lacquer.
The ammonia fuming was very simple…I used ammonia from the cleaning department at wallyworld. Placed the box and a glass pan with about 2 cups of ammonia in a sealed Rubbermaid container and let it sit for 24 hours. When you open the container, do it quickly and run…because the fumes are strrroooong. Worse than my farts..
I placed the container outside under the carport next to my shop.