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Dye stain drip - Help me fix it?

by cracknpop
posted 09-06-2018 01:41 AM


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#1 posted 09-06-2018 01:49 AM

Sorry no help. I’m curious as well. I might try some very selective scraping.

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#2 posted 09-06-2018 03:07 AM

You already said the person’s name with the best solution, Ask Charles Neil.

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#3 posted 09-06-2018 03:14 AM

In IT we’d call it a feature, but I don’t think that would work here.
If you do find an answer, would you be able to post it so others would be able to fix it in the future?

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#4 posted 09-06-2018 03:38 AM



You already said the person s name with the best solution, Ask Charles Neil.

- a1Jim

Great suggestion… just sent him a personal message.

I will mention, this is the first time using his conditioner… NO blotching!!!!

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#5 posted 09-06-2018 03:50 AM

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#6 posted 09-06-2018 11:33 AM

This is a tough fix , is it sprayed or wiped on ?

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#7 posted 09-06-2018 01:00 PM

Did you trying wiping it with a wet rag? It looks like a lot of the dye is just sitting on the surface. It might wash off. The preconditioner might have prevented too much penetration, if you are (very) lucky. At least removing any surface dye that will dissolve will be a start on any more elaborate fix.

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#8 posted 09-06-2018 01:37 PM

Water or alcohol with a little steel wood and redye the whole top?

Waiting for Charles’ answer…..................

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#9 posted 09-06-2018 03:00 PM



This is a tough fix , is it sprayed or wiped on ?

- CharlesNeil


This was wiped on. Wiped on the bottom of the lid first. Had let it dry while stained rest of project. When I flipped it over to stain the top of the lid, found the drip. Had hoped wiping the dye stain on the top would feather it out, but unfortunately not.
I appreciate your help.

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#10 posted 09-06-2018 03:08 PM

I’d run it through the shaper again and take a light cut.

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#11 posted 09-06-2018 03:36 PM

OUCH …. what about a card scraper ? :<))

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#12 posted 09-06-2018 03:51 PM

if it’s dye, why not just get some contour sanders and take it off & redo? Probably looking too simplistically at this, but elbow grease would be my shot at it? (but that opinion and a buck fifty will get you a cup of coffee)

Good luck.

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#13 posted 09-07-2018 12:01 PM

Based on some of the feedback so far, I am considering spraying a seal coat on the whole top, I typically use lacquer. Then run the end with the drip through the router just shaving off the finish to raw wood. Then repeat the original sanding, CN’s pre-color conditioner, dye stain just to the end of the top.
Is that a workable option or should I be considering something else?

-- Rick - I know I am not perfect, but I will keep pressing on toward the goal of becoming all I am called to be.

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#14 posted 09-07-2018 12:10 PM

Good idea cracknpop.

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#15 posted 09-07-2018 12:35 PM

crackenpop

You read my mind, your plan sounds like a very viable solution, i agree

keep us posted

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#16 posted 09-08-2018 08:48 PM

I truly appreciate the suggestions from Charles Neil, Dale Barnard, and others above.
I sprayed seal coat of lacquer. Trimmed a smidgeon off the end and ran it through the router. Conditioned and stained as before. It did the job.


After trimming, routing, and sanding

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#17 posted 09-08-2018 09:04 PM

Good fix looks good.

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#18 posted 09-08-2018 09:32 PM

Good job

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