James Condino’s finish is designed to bring out the multidimensional, layered color of figured maple. His method uses a dark dye followed by a series of lighter dyes, sanded away to reveal the depths of the wood’s figure. The final product will have a shimmer that can appear almost three-dimensional. From Fine Woodworking #196
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