Finish Cherry … Without Blotches
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Synopsis: Blotching is a nagging problem all woodworkers have if they try to stain cherry.Professional finisher Jeff Jewitt shares a compelling story of his own mistakes in handling cherry and offers advice on how to avoid them.
Blotching happens when stain penetrates unevenly because of resin deposits, alternating grain, or improper sanding.Jewitt offers a tip for checking wood to see how splotch-prone it may be, and then shares strategies on how to cope with it.
A quick, easy method uses oil and shellac to supply color without stain, and the instant aging method adds depth and evens out the tones of different boards.Jewitt explains how to apply both finishes.Side information explains how to make your own water-soluble stain and how to handle stains safely...