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Forum topic by woodman88 posted 913 days ago 530 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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woodman88

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913 days ago

Has anyone ever used Solar Lux Jet Black dye on Red oak? I have a customer that I am making a redoak project for and they want it finished with Jet black solar lux dye and laquer topcoat


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#1 posted 913 days ago

Most black dyes are very dark purple or brown. Try some water or alcohol base India ink for a true black

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#2 posted 913 days ago

I’d agree with Jim. India ink will give you a true black. Charles Neil adds it to a pre-mixed finish to up the intensity in this video.

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#3 posted 913 days ago

Thank you both I have seen charles Neils video and been on his website and with your help That is my finish Thanks

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