LumberJocks

mahogany

  • Advertise with us

« back to Wood & Lumber forum

Forum topic by GSwoodworker posted 1358 days ago 768 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View GSwoodworker's profile

GSwoodworker

74 posts in 1923 days


1358 days ago

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?


3 replies so far

View newwoodbutcher's profile

newwoodbutcher

346 posts in 1482 days


#1 posted 1358 days ago

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

-- Ken

View childress's profile

childress

841 posts in 2174 days


#2 posted 1358 days ago

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

-- Childress Woodworks

View Joey's profile

Joey

275 posts in 2447 days


#3 posted 1357 days ago

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase