Dartfords Interior Water Based Wood Dye

Code: RP0022
  • From $7.23
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  • Water based interior wood dye
  • Good fade-resistance
  • Grain raising so we recommend sanding after the first coat
  • Suitable for all interior woodwork applications including flooring
  • Can be used on both soft and hardwoods
  • Suitable for use under most varnishes, lacquers and oils
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  • Water based interior wood dye
  • Good fade-resistance
  • Grain raising so we recommend sanding after the first coat
  • Suitable for all interior woodwork applications including flooring
  • Can be used on both soft and hardwoods
  • Suitable for use under most varnishes, lacquers and oils

Water based wood dye with good fade-resistance. Being water based it is a grain-raising dye and is suitable for all soft- and hardwoods. This general purpose dye can be used for all interior woodwork applications, including flooring. Additional sanding will be required after the first coat is applied to smooth the wood’s grain back down. It must be sealed in with an appropriate top coat

SIZES AVAILABLE

  • 250ml bottle (approx 2sq m coverage)
  • 1 litre bottle (approx 8sq m coverage)
  • 5 litre bottle (approx 40sq m coverage)

COVERAGE

Approximately 8sq m per litre, depending on the timber and method of application. If you are doing a single job that will require multiple bottles of dye then they should all be bought at the same time, and all mixed in a larger container before application to ensure colour consistency throughout. Colours can vary from batch to batch.

THINNING

Thin with distilled water, both for cleaning and to lessen the intensity of a colour.

MIXING

All colours can be mixed with each other to create your own bespoke tint. Always mix up enough to complete your job to ensure colour consistency across the whole surface.

USAGE OVERVIEW

Can be applied using a brush, cloth, sponge or by dipping. The wood should be clean and dry, and can optionally have been grain filled first with our Thixotropic or Water Based Grain Fillers.

Whatever the method, apply liberally and wipe off any excess. Overlap applications to blend edges.

The first coat will usually noticeably raise the grain of the wood, so the surface should be sanded with 320 grit once the first coat has dried to flat the grain back down. Subsequent coats should then have far less of a grain-raising effect.

In most conditions the dye will be touch dry and recoatable within 30-60 minutes. Allow at least 8 hours before coating with a suitable protective top coat of lacquer, varnish or oil.

COMPATIBILITY

Suitable for use on all unfinished, untreated woods. Can be coated with all of our spray and brush varnishes, lacquers and oils.

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Custom items are typically made and dispatched within 3-10 working days, and ship separately from our UK studio.

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Royal Mail Letter, Parcel and Parcel Signed services are available from £1.50 for smaller, lighter and lower priced items. We only use First Class. Delivery time is 1-2 days from dispatch.

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Airmail Letter and Airmail Parcel are for smaller, lower priced items, with prices starting from £3.99. Delivery typically takes 3-10 days.

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Wood Finishes are less clear-cut, as we can't send flammable liquids through the postal service or by Air. This means that unfortunately most of our paints, lacquers and dyes aren't available outside Europe, but we can ship any powdered dyes/pigments and non-flammable wood finishes or equipment.

Airmail Letter and Airmail Parcel are for smaller, lower priced items, with prices starting from £3.33. Delivery typically takes 3-10 days.

Airmail Tracked Letter and Airmail Tracked Parcel are for smaller items up to a value of £100. Prices start from £10.83, with delivery usually taking the same 3-10 days as standard un-tracked Airmail.

Express Courier is an Air courier service for all non-Dangerous Goods items, ideal if you're in a hurry for your, materials, tools, inlays or decals. It ships with DHL or UPS, and as you'd expect is fully tracked. Delivery time to most areas is 1-3 days, with prices varying by country, starting at £20.83.

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