|Forum topic by mexicanfooddude||posted 04-24-2015 01:10 PM||847 views||0 times favorited||5 replies|
04-24-2015 01:10 PM
Hey everyone, new here, thanks for the help. Done some searching but can’t really find a direct answer, so figured I’d throw it out there…
I built some kitchen cabinets with birch plywood and alder face frames. We were going for a rustic, southwestern/native american scheme in the room, and my wife ended up deciding she wanted to stain them dark-ish, and they turned out like crap. No fault of her own I think, or at least not entirely, I’ve been reading that staining birch can be finicky, and often not even recommended. That without a very detailed process they can turn out really blotchy. Well, they are all blotchy.
I want to refinish them… again, trying to achieve a rustic or colorful navajo-style look. The three options I envision are either
Or if anyone else has other ideas!
Thanks again, ahead of time.