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Dark stain on hard Maple - II

by Kirk650
posted 08-18-2016 07:26 PM


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#1 posted 08-18-2016 07:43 PM

Pics?

-- Part of engineering is to know when to put your calculator down and pick up your tools.

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#2 posted 08-18-2016 07:50 PM

I don’t know how to post pics on this forum.

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#3 posted 08-18-2016 10:27 PM

Most folks put them on photobucket and insert the links in a post.

-- Part of engineering is to know when to put your calculator down and pick up your tools.

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#4 posted 08-18-2016 11:17 PM

Or you can just press the “img” button at the top of this reply box and download them right from your pictures folder

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#5 posted 08-19-2016 12:08 AM

I’ll take pictures tomorrow and try it.

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#6 posted 08-19-2016 12:19 AM

I’m glad you had some luck with some conditioner. I tried a couple without success. I ended up using aniline dye highly diluted with alcohol and lacquer thinner and sprayed right on the raw hard maple. I did not try the Charles Neil. Maybe I will. Though I must say the spraying was not difficult.

-- Dave, New England - “We are made to persist. that's how we find out who we are.” ― Tobias Wolff

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#7 posted 08-19-2016 12:57 AM

Dave, I’ve tried several anti-blotch materials and potions, but the Charles Neil material works better than anything tried before. I’ll go as far as to say that nothing ever worked acceptably prior to this. That, of course, may be my fault, but I don’t have to experiment any more.

I applied the dye in water and used a foam brush. Wiped off the excess with a paper towel. Also worthy of mention is that I had to mix the dyes a good bit stronger to get the color I wanted.

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#8 posted 08-19-2016 07:17 PM

If you ever have a question you can PM me here, always glad to help, nice job

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