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Forum topic by whitesferry posted 06-20-2014 02:13 AM 760 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-20-2014 02:13 AM

im making a table with the same type of wood how do i get that color ? stain?


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#1 posted 06-20-2014 03:35 AM

A picture is worth a thousand words… that being said, I see neither. Can you improve your question?

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#2 posted 06-20-2014 03:38 AM

It will take a photo for us to try and help.

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#3 posted 06-20-2014 03:49 AM

I just did a good color match job on a refinished oak headboard. I mixed a few drops of transtint dye with alcohol, then tested on some scrap, and repeated this until the color was close. I then wiped two coats of this onto the sanded-bare top and it came out the perfect shade. I sealed this in with shellac, then gave it a coat of waterlox. I’ll probably do one more waterlox coat, then wax it with johnson’s paste wax or renaissance wax.

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#4 posted 06-20-2014 10:40 AM

it’s the guitar in my profile how can i match it

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