Re: choosing wood.
- Regular alcohol based leather dyes work fine for brightly coloured
wood grain. They are colour fast and relatively inexpensive. If you
like that sort of thing... ;-) I prefer paint for brightly coloured
--- In email@example.com, Rebekah d'Avignon
>dilute it AT LEAST 1:2 with alcohol - that's 1 part color to 2 parts
> I recently had a need for blue wood. Take regular food coloring and
alcohol. One to four might be better. You can always make it darker,
but once it's there - you're stuck.
>understand that MinWax has colored stains, but the local stores hadn't
> This will allow the grain of the wood to show through. I
stocked them when I checked last.
>encountered a blue wood.
> Bill McNutt <mcnutt@...> wrote:
> Speaking of inlay - I don't suppose anyone has
> Tools alone do not a craftsman make.