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Thomas

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Hello all!!
I need suggestions for quickly colouring white wood to create on old antique finish. I am doing a large number of small wooden boxes therefore the finishing method should be quick and cheap. I have used the steel wool and vinegar and love the finish colour, however there is a dusty rust powder that comes of that finish which I did laquer over and
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it was great. With your experience, have you some suggestions on how I could do this?? Many thanks everyone for your help. Thomas
 

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depending on the wood and the finish you will use but the following
1. very strong tea
2. coffee
3. beetroot juice
4 (with a bit of elbow grease) light tan Cherry Blossom shoe polish
 
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I've used Vandyke Crystals in the past, you can mix them to the required strength from anything from a light brown to dark rich reddish colour.
 

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