Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'transtint dye'

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Roll Around Tool Cabinet #21: More Fixing Details and Thinning my Dye Mix

03-03-2017 04:57 AM by HappyHowie | 1 comment »

I spent more time inspecting my cabinet and its joinery. I used more putty to fill some of the gaps I found on the doors, etc. After the putty was dry I sanded those spots with my hand sanding blocks. The image below shows the inside surface of my drawer front. This is the original mix of TransTint dyes to make Charles Neil’s red cherry mahogany recipe. It goes on very thick so it nearly makes the wood grain disappear. That worried me some so I began thinking of thinning the recip...

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Refinish a Table Top #2: An Update to Refinishing This Coffee Table Top with TransTint Dye

01-17-2017 06:45 AM by HappyHowie | 5 comments »

It has been over two weeks since I have written about my attempts to refinish the top of this coffee table. Here is what has transpired. I reached out to Charles Neil for help. He accepted to assist me, or at least give me advice. There were attempts to clean what appeared to be blotchy areas. Charles was interested in the contents of the finish remover product I used. Was there bleach in it? The answer was yes. Sixty percent of the product was bleach. Charles had me use a small amoun...

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