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Old 01-13-2010, 03:51 PM   #1
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I have made a "stain-grade" Aspen panel board, stained it with Minwax oil based colonial maple stain and did not like the result after it was dry. I attempted cover it with a darker color "gunstock" and have not been able to. No matter how much I put the new stain on and how long I waited, it will be wiped off with only very little residue left on the board. I tried bleach, a little sanding and mineral spirit, nothing seemed to work. I am seeking help. Thank you,

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that's how stain works. The first product embeds itself into the wood.
the second coat has no place to 'bite' into and gets wiped off.
try adding stain/colour to a clear coat and apply that. check manufacturer's info.

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I will give that a try. Or else I will start over from scrach. Thanks,
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aspens are actually poplars,and while it paints well its usually not a great wood for stain
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I bought the aspen from Lowes only that it looked great in the plastic wrap. And it says "ready for stain or paint".

I made more than 40 boards (raised panel ...) only to find that the stain result is too bad to tolerate . I thought about redoing it but the time and money spent is even harder to swallow.

I wish I diy-chatted with you guys three weeks ago.

Mechelle

Could we apply a darker gen-stain over the existing stain? Would the darker color minimize/reduce the blotchiness?

Any help would be mostly appreciated.

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