Beat blotchiness as you bring out cherry’s complex figure to achieve either a warm, natural finish or one that mimics a 100-year-old antique. Make curly maple figure dance, or simply add visual dimensions to this pale wood using an easy-to-make glaze. Dye produces a mission finish on oak you can make as dark as you like. Or give your projects a sophisticated look by filling oak’s deep pores for a silky smooth surface.Featured in the December/January 2005/2006 issue.
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