How to working with color in the real world

Camera: Jeff Roos & KT Kaminski — Edit: Ben Strano

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Videos in the Series

  • May 13, 2022

    Before diving into staining and dying wood, Mike Mascelli teaches us about the history of coloring wood.

  • May 13, 2022

    Often confused, wood dyes and wood stains have one main difference—pigment!

  • May 13, 2022

    Wood stain is available in any hardware store and can be used with great results as long as you understand it.

  • May 13, 2022

    Wood dyes have come a long way since their invention. In this video Mike Mascelli demonstrates the subtleties of using them.

  • May 13, 2022

    Mindfully done, you can dye sapwood to match the surrounding wood—Mike Mascelli shows you how.

  • May 13, 2022

    A simple color wheel can save the day when you need to match an existing color with your wood finish.

  • May 13, 2022

    Adding color to wood can be accomplished with dye, stain, glaze, or toner.

  • May 13, 2022

    There are a lot of ways to screw up the color on a finish, but follow Mike Mascelli’s 6 rules and you’ll be fine.

  • May 13, 2022

    In the conclusion of this series, Mike puts everything he’s taught to practice on two different sample boards.

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