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Forum topic by GSwoodworker posted 12-09-2010 04:23 AM 785 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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GSwoodworker

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12-09-2010 04:23 AM

Topic tags/keywords: mahogany question finishing

I built some picture frames for a friend a long time ago and they requested another one due to the addition of the there new baby girl. I went to my local wood supplier and they had a very limited supply, I only use it for a small accent piece in the frame. I have completed the frames and the color of the mahogany is not the same shade of color as the other frames. I have one coat of water base poly on them now does anyone have a ideas to darken up the color of the mahogany?


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newwoodbutcher

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#1 posted 12-09-2010 06:47 AM

I’ve had some success with Minwax red Mahogany oil based stain.

-- Ken

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childress

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#2 posted 12-09-2010 07:01 AM

why don’t you try putting it in the sunlight for a few hours….

-- Childress Woodworks

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#3 posted 12-09-2010 06:29 PM

the sunlight will work, woods like mahogany and cherry darken when put sunlight. And it will darken naturally with age anyway.

-- Joey, Magee, Ms http://woodnwaresms.com

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