Pop The Curl In Curly Maple
Pop the curl in curly maple is post about Accessories bookmarked by george with ID 13431157865 was uploaded on 04-03-2019 and has been viewed 243,276 times.
Synopsis: Curly maple is difficult because of its density and alternating grain.In this article, master finisher Jeff Jewitt explains how to finish this wood, using an armoire to illustrate his 'goof-proof' finishing techniques.
He includes recipes for color options.It's important to start with water-soluble dye stains, not pigment-based stains.He explains how to darken the curl and raise the grain, how to seal the wood with a liberal coat of oil, and topcoat with the film finish of your choice.
A side article on color effects help you experiment for a natural look, an antique maple look, or a two-tone effect...