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Forum topic by RJones posted 06-28-2010 03:33 AM 2320 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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RJones

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06-28-2010 03:33 AM

Topic tags/keywords: walnut lighten

Any tips on how to ligthen some walnut? I am thinking wood bleach but was curious if anyone had any other ideas?

Thanks,
Ron

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#1 posted 06-28-2010 03:52 AM

Oxalic acid wood bleach.

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#2 posted 06-29-2010 03:53 AM

no clue, but would love to see the finished results that you come up with
Todd

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#3 posted 06-29-2010 05:39 PM

What the Monk said. That question is in a mag a got yesterdy.

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#4 posted 06-29-2010 06:31 PM

oxacilic acid also know as deck brightner will lighten it some, , the 2 part bleach will go further, however, never mix 2 bleaches , and if you elect to do one then the other , be sure to neutrilize the first , use about 2 table spoons of baking soda in a cup of water, also neutrilize before sanding or any other work, and wear a good respirator, mixing bleaches can create some gases that will work better than a 2×4 on a bug to kill ya… be very cautious, and go out side …

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