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Red Lily Dyed and Stained Table

Before christmas,  I had a customer purchase my Sunflower Table

 

He decided he wanted a pair of red lily tables.  I had one table the size and style that he needed so I got the first Red Lily table done for him.

 

I then had to try to find a match for the second one he wanted.  This should have been an easy task, but I couldn't find one exactly to match for quite some time.

 

Finally, I found this one, that was close but a  little on the lighter side.

 

I stripped the top down and came up with a coordinating lily design and got started on the staining.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I used General Finishes Merlot Dye for the red of the lily and Minwax Ebony for the shading to make the lily come to life.

 

I sealed it all with Polyvine Satin for a durable finish!

 

 

 

 

 

Here are the two side by side..  lighting is a little different in the pictures, so coloring is a little off.

 

 

 

  

 

Although this post was QUICK, the designing wasn't!  My pieces usually take about 2 - 3 weeks from start to finish, and depending on the intricacy of the design, the staining itself takes anywhere from 10 - 16 hours.  And I enjoy every minute of making these pieces of furniture art! 

 

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