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Tiki Central Forums Creating Tiki Tiki Carving Carvers... Stain or finishing preferences...?
Carvers... Stain or finishing preferences...?
Lake Surfer
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Joined: Oct 21, 2002
Posts: 3382
From: Milwaukee, WI
Posted: 2003-03-13 11:41 am   Permalink

Just wondering what you guys or gals enjoy working with when you've got a lighter wood that you want to change the color of. I'm looking to broaden my horizons beyond the Minwax I've been using lately...

 
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Jungle Trader
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Joined: Jan 04, 2003
Posts: 3736
From: Trader's Jungle Outpost, Turlock, Ca.
Posted: 2003-03-13 5:47 pm   Permalink

With redwood, we burn it, clean it, then apply citrus wax, then buff. Brings out the grain real nice.

 
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RevBambooBen
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Joined: Nov 12, 2002
Posts: 7476
From: Huntikington Beach
Posted: 2003-03-13 10:28 pm   Permalink

Butter and a Torch!!! Pepsi & Urathane makes a great stain too! Experimentation is da kine! Tar and Diesel fuel is old school!! Just do it!

 
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