Mix Your Own Oil Stains
Mix your own oil stains is post about Accessories bookmarked by jason with ID 13749393153 was uploaded on 01-04-2019 and has been viewed 320,865 times.
Synopsis: Tom Wisshack likes the look of unstained wood.But if he's refinishing, restoring, or reproducing a piece of furniture, he has to approximate color, tone, and patina.His method takes just a couple hours, and the stain is reversible.
His oil stain is a mix of turpentine or paint thinner, linseed oil, Japan drier, and artist's oil colors.The turpentine dilutes the pigments in the oil colors, the linseed oil binds the color in solution, and the drier helps it all to dry at a decent pace.
He details how to mix, apply, and seal the stain, and side information tells how to make custom stains from Japan colors.A sample board shows different subtle color options...