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Old 22nd Dec 2019, 6:37 pm   #296
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Default Re: Baird T5 restoration project.

Originally Posted by FERNSEH View Post
Hi Steve,
The strip is pine but as you say when it's dyed and lacquered they will be perfect. It's 8 foot long so there is plenty there to do some dye colour experimentation.

I'd try wood dye first to get a good base colour as near as possible, then fine tune the colour using coloured varnishes/lacquers, mixing them if necessary to obtain the correct hue.
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