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Forum topic by Joe Lyddon posted 361 days ago 1339 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Joe Lyddon

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361 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: colortone liquid stains guitars question finishing water alcohol

Has anyone used these stains?

Looks like they might be pretty good for something other than guitars…

What do you think?

ColorTone Liquid Stains

Enjoy…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"


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shampeon

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#1 posted 361 days ago

Those are the same thing as TransTint dyes, with different color names. But if I recall, they have the same SKU numbers, so Stew-Mac is just reselling them. Woodcraft has the TransTint dyes for essentially the same price.

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#2 posted 361 days ago

Very good.. I thought they looked like Trans-Tint…

I have used Trans-Tint for awhile noe and really like it…

Thank you….

LOL… I’ll stick with my TT… LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#3 posted 361 days ago

They look like the dye stains they sell at Woodcraft. I have not used them but my friend , Tim, has and they look great on wood!!

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#4 posted 360 days ago

(probably Trans-Tint) Woodcraft has always had good prices on them… cheaper than other places.

I used Trans-Tint Golden Brown on my Book/Magazine Cases … made from Poplar… IMHO, worked great!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Henry6

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#5 posted 157 days ago

They do look really good on finished products, but they don’t do much to seal the wood. You might also consider a semi-transparent stain depending on the project.

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SamuraiSaw

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#6 posted 156 days ago

Do you now work for these folks?

Second post linking exterior stains to very old topics…...........

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#7 posted 155 days ago

SamuraiSaw

Absolutely NOT…
I did NOT know they were the same as Trans-Tint…

I like Trans-Tint though…

I am NOT connected to any of them in ANY way!

Second post linking exterior stains to very old topics…
I didn’t know that… Thanks for the research! LOL
What are the “Very Old Topics”?

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