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Old 05-12-2008, 12:35 AM
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yea, all,

just wondering if walnut is always dark, or are there variations. started
sanding a walnut stock past the factory stain and is coming out a nice lighter
colored wood which is what i wanted.

this is supposed to be "turkish walnut" looks like it will take nicely to a med
colored stain since the stock sanded is kinda light. only sanded about a foot of
the forearm and did a quick stain job as a test and is a lot lighter than the
factory stained color which i didn't care for.

and, i think the stain and some Tung-oil will bring out more of the grain that the
factory finish was hiding,

thanks,

Rico....









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It will darken some again when you finish it. To get an advanced look, wet the sanded area with mineral spirits. Tru-oil will look like that.
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