Carving Out A Pumpkin Pine Finish
Carving out a pumpkin pine finish is post about Shop Blog bookmarked by warren with ID 11178313583 was uploaded on 07-04-2019 and has been viewed 39,857 times.
The most sought-after pine finish is a one-day, three-step process.Finding a sample to copy (such as this antique firkin) is a good strategy.We experimented to find the perfect recipe for this most-requested finish for pine - and it's as easy as pie.
by Glen D.Hueyfrom the Autumn 2007 issue of Woodworking Magazine Pumpkin pine is a developed patina that glows a warm orangy color similar to - you guessed it - a pumpkin.Ask woodworkers what finish they want to replicate when using white pine as their primary wood in a project, and you're likely to hear two words: pumpkin pine.
A real pumpkin pine finish has many years of age.Begin with heartwood from Eastern white pine then allow a century of wax, grime and exposure to daylight, and you'll start to see a patina that displays a golden-orange hue.
Old Growth v.New Growth Back in the day, Eastern white pine or yellow pine was sought after by woodworkers.It was easy to work, available in very wide boards, had tight growth rings and developed a rich warm patina over time.
Who wouldn't want to use this type of lumber to build furniture - especially with the abundance of white pine in...