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How to Make Homemade Stains

Learn how to create eco-friendly, no-VOC water-based stains for your next woodworking project. You'll save money with these simple concoctions and you can give wood a very distinctive look.

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Materials

  • vinegar
  • ammonia cleaner
  • mineral spirits
  • nails
  • glass jars
  • strainer assembly
  • roofing tar

Tools

  • cheesecloth

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