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#1 posted 10-07-2010 04:15 AM

Maple is hard & dense, so the relatively large pigment particles can’t penetrate the wood very well. They even highlight the sanding scratches.

Try some dyes instead, like TransTint, a concentrated dye that you mix with water.

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