Flexner on Finishing: Making Sense of Dyes

Don’t allow the packaging to cause you confusion.
By Bob Flexner
Pages: 90-93

From the November 2006 issue #158
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When I opened my furniture making and restoration shop 30 years ago, there were two types of dye in wide use. I made great use of both, but for different situations. These two types are still the most widely available and useful today, but packaging has introduced some confusion, so a discussion using brand names is warranted. Before launching into comparisons, however, I need to explain what I mean by “dye,” because packaging makes the understanding of this term confusing also.

From the November 2006 issue #158
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