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« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2011 08:49:30 AM »

Wood stain markers. Who knew! Thanks for the tip.  Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: April 26, 2011 10:55:56 AM »

This is very cool! I had never heard of wood stain markers before...
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« Reply #12 on: April 26, 2011 05:41:17 PM »

Thank you for the tutorial. I want to try it.
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« Reply #13 on: April 26, 2011 06:49:59 PM »

This is very cool! I had never heard of wood stain markers before...

I think their original purpose was touching up scratches in furniture.  I like them because I stain a lot of little tiny pieces of wood and the marker's are easier than the standard "cloth" application of stain in a can.

Thank you for the tutorial. I want to try it.

Careful, you might get addicted.   Grin I rarely do any printouts without staining them.
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« Reply #14 on: April 27, 2011 10:10:49 AM »

Wow! I've never heard of this technique before and I'll definitely have to try it! Thanks for sharing your secrets!
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« Reply #15 on: April 29, 2011 05:48:01 AM »

Thanks for the tute!
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« Reply #16 on: May 01, 2011 02:57:19 PM »

How cool! Have you tried any other stain markers that give a lighter finish? I was thinking of trying this with some of my maps, but I'm worried about losing detail/readability
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« Reply #17 on: May 01, 2011 04:23:18 PM »

"Golden Oak" is the lightest I've tried.  And yes, I definitely recommend testing it out on several different types of papers/inks prior to using it on anything "treasured."  How the stain interacts with the paper really varies with the weight/type of paper and type of ink used in the print.

I also recommend allowing the test pieces to fully dry before making decisions on the process -- the "wet" page looks wayyy different from the "dry" page.
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that's brilliant to use wood stain!
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