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Offline Toys4Boys

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on: August 29, 2023, 02:02:37 AM
Hi Paul, you posted a Crack finished with a red dye in the gallery, 6/19/19, would you post more details?



Offline Paul Birkeland

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Reply #1 on: August 29, 2023, 06:14:46 AM
That was one built to look similar to a specific vintage phonograph.  The base is mahogany dyed red and the top plate is a gold vein powder.

Paul "PB" Birkeland

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Reply #2 on: August 29, 2023, 07:29:48 AM
Yes, I saw that, was wondering if you remembered any other particulars, ie. what type of dye and what protective finish?



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Reply #3 on: August 29, 2023, 08:24:44 AM
The bigger deal is that the base isn't alder, it's mahogany.  I'm pretty sure I used Transtint dye on it. 

Paul "PB" Birkeland

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Reply #4 on: August 29, 2023, 11:22:30 AM
I saw that as well, thinking about Mahogany stain, possibly with the red dye underneath.



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Reply #5 on: August 29, 2023, 05:26:57 PM
You can get a couple different stains and test them on the inside  surfaces of the base sections...John

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