Old Fashioned Wood Coloring
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Synopsis: If you're a hobbyist interested in obtaining a quality of color you can't get directly out of a can, there are advantages to making your own wood-coloring mixtures by following some of the old-fashioned, bygone ways of preparing natural and chemical dyes.
George Frank learned these tips after World War I.He explains differences between paints, stains, and dyes, and talks about the techniques he uses that produce color by chemical reaction with the wood itself.
He talks about using logwood and brazilwood powders to make dye, explains what mordants are and how to use them, and describes the tools you'll need and precautions to take.Photographs show how these dyes affect different types of wood.
Side information offers a unique story about dyeing pine — while it's still growing...