Finishing Touch Don T Listen To The Naysayers Staining Can Be An Easy Straight Forward Process
Finishing touch don t listen to the naysayers staining can be an easy straight forward process is article about Magazine bookmarked by rene with ID 11152032649 was uploaded on 14-04-2019 and has been viewed 305,944 times.
Staining All wood species are beautiful in their own right, but not all are perfect when it comes to woodworking, materially or aesthetically.Sometimes they need a little pick-me-up.At the lumber yard, it can be difficult to get boards that match reasonably well in grain and color.
It's not uncommon to end up with boards that aren't harmonious in appearance - for example, with too much sapwood in a field of otherwise-darker heartwood.Or, while your heart might be set on walnut or mahogany, your budget might limit you to alder or red oak.
Sometimes though, you just want to add a splash of colour to a project, regardless of the wood you're using.In cases like this you can choose to colour the wood to even out those variations, to mimic the appearance of a different species, or to walk a bit on the wild side.
Staining is a way of doing this.In a broad sense, a stain is any liquid that contains a colouring agent (aka 'colourant').This can be a pigment, a dye, or a combination of the two.Pigments are finely ground, insoluble natural or synthetic materials that are suspended in a binder (such as linseed...