Finishing Tiger Maple

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Forum topic by DuaneC posted 11-08-2010 05:22 PM 2481 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-08-2010 05:22 PM

I’m working on a Tiger Maple table top. I’m trying to get the veining to really pot without getting the top to dark. I’ve been experimenting with wood dyes and stain combos. No real luck so far. Any suggestions??



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#1 posted 11-08-2010 06:16 PM

Check out this web site:
He uses tiger maple lots and also has a video/DVD out on finishing.
I have been watching his web show since it started and learn every week something.
He also has info out on youtube.

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#2 posted 11-08-2010 07:13 PM

ditto on parkers comment

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 11-08-2010 08:07 PM

Another resource I would suggest is to take a look at Marc Spagnolo’s video: Pop Goes the Maple. In this one Marc shows how he gets the grain on curly maple to pop.

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#4 posted 11-08-2010 09:36 PM

Thanks for the info. I checked out Marc’s video and I’m wanting a little darker finish. Charles has some good suggestion and I found a couple of youtube videos as well. Duane

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