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Forum topic by TomB19 posted 07-01-2013 11:07 PM 864 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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TomB19

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07-01-2013 11:07 PM

I’d like to match the finish of prefinished birch ply. Edge banding comes unfinished, of course.

The plywood came from Windsor Plywood in Western Canada. I don’t see any stain but I think the finish has a slight tint. Has anyone come up with a close match?


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#1 posted 07-01-2013 11:16 PM

Prefinished maple edgeband is close. Hard to buy it
in small quantities.

You can also buy PVC edgeband and it looks pretty
good and is easier to trim than solid wood.

Remember the band will be at 90 degrees and
the light will hit it very differently so even if
the color isn’t perfect, it won’t be obvious to
the casual observer.

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#2 posted 07-01-2013 11:52 PM

Thanks. I never thought about using maple.

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#3 posted 07-02-2013 12:03 AM

give it a little time and the sun will darken and blend it.

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