On pine: We've got the red and blue. How to do the white?

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Forum topic by Lee Barker posted 191 days ago 387 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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191 days ago

Client wants POP displays in those three colors. The pine is radiata. The R and B will be dye, so showing some grain will be fine.

Would white dye—if there is such a thing—be the same look as the pickling fad in the eighties?

Thanks for your input.



-- " his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

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#1 posted 191 days ago

I use white paint cut 50%. Oil base gives a longer working time. Wipe on, wipe off.

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#2 posted 191 days ago

Liming wax maybe?

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#3 posted 191 days ago

Wood bleach.

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