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Homestead Transfast Dye Powder, Early American Maple

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Developed by renowned furniture restorer and finisher Jeff Jewitt, these TransFast water-soluble powder dyes outperform any we have tried. Because the dyes contain no fillers or extenders, each 1 oz. bottle makes a half gallon or more of stain, nearly twice as much as most other dyes! Packaged in resealable bottles, you can use only the amount of dye necessary for the project at hand and not have to worry about the remaining powder leaking out of a paper envelope or absorbing moisture like other powdered dyes. Perfect for new work, repairs, or restoration, these deep penetrating colors can be combined to create virtually any shade without hiding the natural features of the wood. Stained surfaces can be coated with almost any type of finish to bring out the color you’ve applied. These easy to use dyes come with the best mixing and application instructions we have seen. Do not store liquid dyes in metal containers. Early American Maple Dye.

  • Water-soluble concentrated early American maple dye in powder form
  • Mixed with water, it is nonflammable, zero-VOC, and low odor
  • TransFast powdered dyes are very economical and safe to use
  • Can be topcoated with any finishing material
  • Indefinite shelf life as long as kept in a cool, dry area
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    Easy to use

    By  Bob

    from Hatfield, PA

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer


    • Easy to apply
    • Easy To Clean
    • Make As Much As You Need


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    Best Uses

    • Adds Depth To Finish

    Comments about Homestead Transfast Dye Powder, Early American Maple :

    I used this with curly maple to make the "curly" grain pop. Which it did nicely. The dye being transparent gives depth overall to the grain. I only needed a small amount so I mixed it with just two ounces of distilled water. I used a very small spoon and wrote down how many spoonful of dye per ounces of water, so I can repeat the color mix again. It mixes well and I store the leftover mix in a baby jar for later. When I first applied it to the wood it was a little too dark, so I wiped the wood down with a wet rag to get it more to my liking. Since it is water and not alcohol you have plenty of time to work with it before it starts to dry. It will look muddy when dry, but the top coat of finish (I used a tung oil-varnish mix) brings it back to it's wet look.

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