Three Arts and Crafts end recipes


There’s a contingent of woodworkers who contemplate ending recipes to be form of foolish—the argument being that even inside a given species, the colour and grain of each board is completely different, so you’ll be able to’t actually anticipate to have the ability to duplicate the outcomes seen in images or in a video. Nicely, yeah. However we will use them as a place to begin. If you would like to have the ability to match an present end or also have a good match from board to board, you’re going to wish to be taught shade principle and a spectrum of dyeing and marking strategies.

Deal with these recipes such as you would one from a cookbook. Begin right here, and add a touch of garlic or amber shellac to style. In reality, given the truth that each board is completely different, I made a decision that it wasn’t essentially definitely worth the added expense to completely duplicate the unique supplies listing utilized by the unique authors. As a substitute, that is my tackle their processes. The vital half for me was seeing what every step in these recipes delivered to the occasion, and studying from the completely different variations. If I had been to complete an Arts and Crafts espresso desk, I might in all probability wind up utilizing parts of all three recipes.

What about you? Do you’ve got a favourite end recipe or a favourite component? Share beneath within the feedback.

Tom McLaughlin’s Arts and Crafts End

Recipe I used:

  1. Dye 1 : Transtint darkish walnut dye
  2. Seal with shellac
  3. Glaze 1: Varathane Mahogany Gel Stain
  4. Seal with shellac
  5. Glaze 2: Varathane Black/Ebony Gel Stain
  6. Topcoat

Nancy Hiller’s Rogue Arts and Crafts End

Recipe I used:

  1. Dye 1 : Transtint darkish walnut stain
  2. Stain: Minwax Ebony 2718
  3. Toner/Topcoat: Bull’s Eye Amber Shellac
  4. Topcoat


5 Steps to an Arts and Crafts End

arts and crafts finish Recipe I used:

  1. Dye: Transtint Honey Amber
  2. Stain: Minwax Early American
  3. Seal: Amber Shellac
  4. Topcoat

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