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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-01-2017, 05:12 PM
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Posted By hdavis
I always use syringes for tints.

I always use syringes for tints.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-01-2017, 06:12 AM
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Posted By hdavis
:laughing: Good point!:thumbsup:

:laughing: Good point!:thumbsup:
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-01-2017, 02:06 AM
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Posted By Caslon
When custom eye-matching stain for a sizable job,...

When custom eye-matching stain for a sizable job, just be sure you mixed enough of it to complete the entire job. :laughing: :no: :whistling
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-26-2017, 07:12 PM
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Posted By tjbnwi
Thank you. Others have helped me here,...

Thank you.

Others have helped me here, figured I'd return the gesture.

Tom
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-26-2017, 06:16 PM
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Posted By KAP
Agreed... :thumbup: Pretty darn close doing...

Agreed... :thumbup:

Pretty darn close doing it off an internet pic... Certainly in the same family (and not cousins :whistling )... :clap:

There's your sample chip Peter... now you know who...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-26-2017, 03:17 PM
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Posted By tjbnwi
Topcoat is now dry. One last picture before it...

Topcoat is now dry. One last picture before it goes in the burn pile.

Tom
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-26-2017, 01:44 PM
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Posted By KAP
Well, like I said, they can send you sample...

Well, like I said, they can send you sample chips... but no-one is going to able to match the patina 100%... but let's put this another way... all they do is doors/drawers and staining/finishing...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-26-2017, 12:57 PM
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Posted By tjbnwi
I can normally get within 100 tones/shades either...

I can normally get within 100 tones/shades either way of the original color...:eek:

These are a mix of old and new in the same bank(s).

Tom
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-26-2017, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Leo G
I always state as close as possible. I will...

I always state as close as possible. I will never guarantee a perfect match, ever. To many conditions that can dictate the outcome. I've even had a tough time matching my own stains and I have the...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-26-2017, 12:11 PM
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Posted By MarkJames
I had to match a couple doors in the middle of a...

I had to match a couple doors in the middle of a run a few years ago.

Got a "guarantee" from a woodworking specialist who dealt with designers and all that. They didn't match. Then I got the...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-26-2017, 10:45 AM
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Posted By tjbnwi
Couldn't get photos to upload, created a Flicker...

Couldn't get photos to upload, created a Flicker album.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/albums/72157686798004905

This was the only piece of plain sawn red oak I had.

Sand to...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-25-2017, 12:29 PM
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Posted By hdavis
In general, the safest thing to do with something...

In general, the safest thing to do with something like this is put a sealer coat on, so if you screw up, you can wipe / wash off your tinted layer. You just have to make sure your solvent for the...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-25-2017, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Texas Wax
Amazon...

Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Minwax-70042444-Finish-Penetrating-Pickled/dp/B001CETP86/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1500993240&sr=8-1&keywords=minwax+pickled+oak) will save you a trip :whistling
...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-25-2017, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Railman
We don't do any whites these days, but..... ...

We don't do any whites these days, but.....
White pickle uses a white pigment. We sometimes just used a little white primer, as per our supplier George Cash's advice. For the pinkish cast, Leo may...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-24-2017, 08:39 PM
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Posted By tjbnwi
Try the primer, keep the brush water wet. Be...

Try the primer, keep the brush water wet. Be patient, you may not think it's white enough. What until it dries to make the determination. You can always add more color.

Get a 2 ounce bottle of...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-24-2017, 08:32 PM
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Posted By tjbnwi
Primer, either SW MP or SW W&W depending on how...

Primer, either SW MP or SW W&W depending on how much titanium white I want. As you pointed out some boards are much more red, so I mix a touch of BAC green in a few ounces of primer for those boards....
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-24-2017, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Leo G
Well, a pickle is a white stain.

Well, a pickle is a white stain.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-24-2017, 07:55 PM
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Posted By tjbnwi
Agreed. As I said, the last thing you want...

Agreed.

As I said, the last thing you want to use to achieve MTN's color is stain, especially a factory mix.

Tom
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-24-2017, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Leo G
The pink usually comes from the wood. You need...

The pink usually comes from the wood. You need some green to kill it.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-24-2017, 06:58 PM
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Posted By tjbnwi
How close do you think this is? Hard to tell...

How close do you think this is?

Hard to tell in the photos, but it does have a pink undertone.

Stain is the last thing you want to use to achieve the color you want.

Tom
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-24-2017, 06:10 PM
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Posted By rrk
Always sprayed on very popular a while ago, many...

Always sprayed on very popular a while ago, many many suppliers carried them. Any of the door manufacturers can match it, the pinkness turn a little yellow with the sun
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-24-2017, 05:19 PM
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Posted By hdavis
Just to come back to it, this was almost 100%...

Just to come back to it, this was almost 100% sprayed, so it would be a tinted product sprayed on.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-24-2017, 05:13 PM
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Posted By KAP
They can all provide sample chips to ship back...

They can all provide sample chips to ship back with your drawerfront...

At lease you have options if your trial and error doesn't yield the results you want...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-24-2017, 04:44 PM
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Posted By hdavis
Sometimes you can pick up clues on the bottoms /...

Sometimes you can pick up clues on the bottoms / sides of drawers, but a little sanding is pretty definitive.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-24-2017, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Railman
After you get the general tone right, you will...

After you get the general tone right, you will probably have to amber tone it to kill the brightness of a pickle finish. The original finish probably had a slight pink cast to it, that over time...
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