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Forum topic by mike123789 posted 02-11-2019 03:45 PM 225 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-11-2019 03:45 PM

I have a client who is dying for one of my blocks. However, he only wants one if I can match his decor which is primarily grey and white. From my understanding pickling and staining will render the board unusable for food use. Anyone have ideas they could share that may work?

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#1 posted 02-11-2019 03:53 PM

Even if there is a way, it probably won’t hold up to use and washing. Personally, I would suggest woods that complement his color scheme than try to blend in with it. And if he is that particular, you’ll probably never make him happy anyway so might not be worth the hassle.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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#2 posted 02-11-2019 04:25 PM

And if he is that particular, you ll probably never make him happy anyway so might not be worth the hassle.

^ this.

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#3 posted 02-11-2019 04:54 PM

Check out bell forest I think I seen some exotics on there that were grayish. Have the customer look at it. But like lazy said that seems like alot of trouble. I’d get money up front lol

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#4 posted 02-11-2019 07:45 PM

Make one out of bloodwood or purpleheart and tell him that’s the “pop” piece. Sometimes the best way to “match” décor is to not look like you are trying to match.

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#5 posted 02-11-2019 09:35 PM

put it under the sun, should gray up nicely.. use barn wood

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