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Finishing Poplar Base for Welte Roll Changer
By Dave Krall

I'm building a new wooden base out of poplar for a Welte organ roll
changer and want to apply a deep brown walnut finish to it but I am
concerned about getting a blotchy, uneven look if I use something
like Minwax stain.

Would using aniline dye give me an even solid color?  If so, should
use water or alcohol based dye?  Can someone recommend a brand/source
for the dye?  Could I put a top coat of stain over the dye finish?
I want to finish it off with satin poly.  Any suggestions?

Dave Krall [delete ".geentroep" to reply]

(Message sent Tue 17 Jun 2014, 16:49:56 GMT, from time zone GMT-0700.)

Key Words in Subject:  Base, Changer, Finishing, Poplar, Roll, Welte

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