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buckeyedudes

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1426 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: finishing staining lumber

Ola!

Please excuse my slight wood gloat, but I’ve never seen nor heard anyone ever say they had blueberry lumber. I was given about 36 inches of 3-4” diameter blueberry trunk, which I slowly dried, then cut into 12” lengths, and then slabbed them out. It is absolutely beautiful – looks like rosewood.

My first intent is to make two of the bookmatched slabs into knife scales. I made a fixed blade knife and want to give it to my son for a gift.

But, I’d like to stain the wood blueberry blue.

=> Does anyone have any ideas where I can get a small amount (pint) of blueberry blue stain?
Can you buy the powdered stuff and mix your own blue?
Where would I get it from?

Any ideas or help would be greatly appreciated!

-- Before you louse it up, THIMK!


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#2 posted 1426 days ago

please don’t do it … au naturale is the only way to go.

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