Wood Finishing Try Using Stain To Make Even The Most Ordinary Project Look Extraordinary
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Applying Stains Choosing a stain can be a confusing experience, as there are numerous types of stains and quite a few different manufacturers.Basically, a stain is any liquid that contains a colouring agent (a pigment, a dye, or a combination of the two) and a binder that bonds the pigment or dye to the wood.
Pigments are finely ground insoluble natural or synthetic materials suspended in a binder, which is why they typically settle to the bottom of the can of stain.Dyes, on the other hand, are coloured soluble substances that dissolve in the binder, which is why you don't get any goop at the bottom of the can.
Synthetic dyes are referred to as 'aniline dyes; they use solvents rather than binders.Alder - Unfinished (left), Oil (inside left), Gel (inside right), Water based (right) Pigment stains remain on the surface of wood, lodged in pores and surface scratches, while dyes saturate wood fibres.
Dye stains come in a much wider range of colours than do pigment stains, and they are more uniform in colouring wood, but they fade much more quickly in direct sunlight than do pigment stains.Stains that contain both pigments and dyes obviously benefit from the...