Pewter/Gray on White Oak - Best Option?

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Forum topic by wilschroter posted 05-25-2022 10:43 AM 236 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-25-2022 10:43 AM

I’m working on replicating this piece of furniture using a white oak veneer. The site says this is “Grey Oak/Pewter” as a finish and I’m curious if anyone can recommend a stain that could match this.

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#1 posted 05-25-2022 01:16 PM

I think you could get very close with the fuming ammonia finish. The key to a consistent fumed finish is cutting all the veneer from the same board.
Another finish i like is Rubio monocoat.
Good Luck

-- Aj

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#2 posted 05-25-2022 01:47 PM

I would explore the possibility that this is a multi-step process. It looks to me like the process started with a dark color stain or dye and finished with a a light grey paint wash – or something like that.

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#3 posted 05-25-2022 02:10 PM

I have used a couple that worked well. One was a stain called “Sun Bleached”, but i can’t remember which brand. One was decent one was not the color I wanted. Tried another one that also worked pretty well. I basically bought like 4 or 5 and tested out on the wood I was using.

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