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Rustins Wood Dye

Rustins Wood Dye

Rustins Wood Dye is a quick drying, light fast, versatile, spirit based wood dye. It does not raise the grain, and colours can be intermixed to produce the exact shade required. Rustins Wood Dye is suitable for use indoors and outdoors, but must be finished with a suitable coating.

Preparation: Ensure the surface is clean, dry and free of any previous finishes, wax, oil, grease and dust.

Application: Stir and shake well before use. Apply evenly using a Rustins Foam Brush or clean Cotton Cloth and wipe off any excess.
For a lighter shade, the dye may be diluted with White Spirit - 2 parts Dye to 1 part White Spirit, for a darker shade, apply two coats (always test in an inconspicuous area first). Suitable for use under all Rustins Wood Finishes. Rustins Wood Dye can be mixed with Rustins Danish oil up to 20%, but for best results, apply to bare wood and then finish.

Please note, always test product on a spare or inconspicuous area for compatibility and end result. The colour chart may not be a true representation of the actual colour.

Precautions: The final colour depends on the final coating used, and the original colour of the wood. If more than one container will be required to complete the job, mix the contents together in a clean container to ensure a uniform result is achieved. Before waxing, wood stained with Rustins Wood Dye must be sealed using a Shellac Sanding Sealer.

Colour Available: Light Oak, Medium Oak, Dark Oak, Antique Pine, Pine, Brown Mahogany, Red Mahogany, Light Teak, Dark Teak, Walnut, Ebony

Available in: 250ml, 1 litre and 2.5 litre containers.

Coverage - up to 24 sq m per litre (depends on absorbency of wood)

Application - Foam Brush or Lint Free Cloth

Drying Time - 1-2 hours

Recoating time - 2-4 hours (overnight if applying water based finishes)

Tool Cleaning - White Spirit

Usage - Interior and exterior (must be sealed)

The above image shows Rustins Wood Dye Dark Teak being applied to an 8' x 4' garden table with a Rustins Foam Brush. On the light absorbant wood, two coats were required using approximately 400ml.

Please also see our Wood Stains and Dyes product pages for alternative wood dyes and our Rustins product section for the full range of Rustins products stocked.

Colour charts are intended as a guide only and actual results achieved may vary.



Rustins Wood Dye - 250ml


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Rustins Wood Dye - 1 litre


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Rustins Wood Dye - 2.5 litre


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