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Inspirational, I will try and do this.
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How did you make the gome made stain?
Thanks for joining in the discussion. Let me tag @LePallet for you so he is alerted to your question about how we made the stain for this planter box.
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@heatherb Hi heather,
it’s a really simple process and it’s all made from just normal vinager, a hand full of cut steel wool #0000, fill a jar up and put in the steel wool, let it sit for a few days, I have had it sit there for a week, take wool out and there is one part of stain.
when your work has been sanded and ready for stain, (I’ve just used this on pine) mix in a bowel a strong blend of coffee (I have also trialed with tea bags and works great also) Using a cheap brush paint on the coffee first and let it dry then paint on the vinager mix. In a few minutes you will see your stain transform darker into magic.
Yoy can either leave how is or finish off with a clear varnish which bring out the stain Even more with a nice shine
good luck and Please share the result with us
the workshop. i have a blank canvas to start work on with a natural seapage running down one block and building on the other so up for some different ideas x😉
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