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Old 05-16-2013, 07:58 PM   #1
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Making New Floorboards Match Old Ones


I am trying to get a couple of new oak floorboards, which are reddish (probably red oak), match the amber color of the 70-year-old surrounding floorboards (white oak) more closely. Has anyone else ever done this? I am thinking of brushing on some Bulls Eye amber shellac to see if that will work. In the past, I haven't had much luck with amber-colored stains.

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I am trying to get a couple of new oak floorboards, which are reddish (probably red oak), match the amber color of the 70-year-old surrounding floorboards (white oak) more closely. Has anyone else ever done this? I am thinking of brushing on some Bulls Eye amber shellac to see if that will work. In the past, I haven't had much luck with amber-colored stains.

Ain't gonna happen,two different animals.

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