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Old 10-14-2009, 07:59 AM   #1
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Blotched Maple Finish


My friend stained all of my maple wood trim and it came out blotched. He didn't do a practice piece as he should have. Is there a way to remedy this without purchasing more of this expensive wood?

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Old 10-14-2009, 09:26 AM   #2
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not likely. You needed to use a preconditioner first to avoid the stain soaking in differently. You could try to sand it down and then apply the preconditioner then re-stain.

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You might be able to blend it all in a bit better with a gel stain having some opacity to it.
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