Stu I have used the RIT dye and I agree with Ron it did not seem to go in deep. Also if you use a water based dye it will definitely raise the grain on the wood where if you use the Aniline alcohol based dyes it won't raise the grain and dries fast. I used the RIT dye on a piece of maple and by the time you get it sanded smooth from it raising the grain of the wood I had sanded thru the dye in several places. I had not thought to see if a person could mix the RIT dye with denatured alcohol or not. Just my experience.
Last edited by Bernie Weishapl; 11-17-2007 at 02:10 PM.
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