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ColorFX Dye Trial & 12 Color Kits
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Item #: WF3650
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ColorFX Liquid Dye Concentrates - Trial & 12 Color Kits

Full suite of Colors for Furniture, Cabinets, Decorative work and for Guitar/Instrument builders! Your choice of 15ml, 60ml or 250ml sized bottles. 


This kit provides wood tone colors as well as primary accent colors for a vast range of color combinations on many styles of work.


All colors are intermixable and are easy to use! Perfect for color experimentation on a small scale or to build a full library of custom stains.

  • Each 15ml bottle can produce 1/2 quart/litre of standard dilution stain (plenty for a typical guitar body).
  • Each 60ml bottle can produce 2 quarts/litres of standard dilution stain.
  • Each 250ml bottle can produce 2 gallons (8 litres) of standard dilution stain. Very Economical!
  • Fully Intermixable and versatile.
  • Conveniently pre-dissolved - no weighing and waiting on powdered dyes.
  • Apply by spray or by hand to bare wood or add to compatible finishes as spray toner.
  • Use to tint off-the-shelf stains, epoxies and fillers (test for compability first).
  • Complete with instructions.
  • Great for guitars, drums, turnings, carvings and decorative pieces.
  • NOT  Recommended for Childrens Toys or Food Service Items.
  • 15ml kit packed in convenient storage container, with nitrile gloves.
  • 60ml & 250ml kits do not include storage container or gloves.



ColorFX Dye Colors Included in the Trial & 12 Color Kits


Colors are shown on curly maple, topcoated with Target Coatings SuperClear Polyurethane. Colors may not be exact on all monitors. Test dye solutions on scrap prior to application to projects.

Bright Red. When mixed double strength as shown here, can make a fully saturated color even on maple.


Deep green, can be lightened by adding Yellow-G and deepened by adding Van Dyke Brown.


Royal blue. Looks great on musical instruments and can be deepened by adding black.




Deep black.

Burnt Umber
Burnt Umber
Dark and slightly Reddish Brown.

Raw Umber
Raw Umber
Dark Brown with slight greenish and yellow appearance. Frequently used as a base dye for a dark mission brown finish.

Burnt Sienna
Burnt Sienna
Reddish Brown, can be darkened with Burnt Umber for a deep, rich colored stain.

Raw Sienna
Raw Sienna
Dark golden brown without a reddish appearance. Very attractive on maple and other light woods.


Van Dyke Brown
Van Dyke Brown
Our darkest brown shade. Commonly used as dark walnut or to deepen other colors such as green or red. Perfect for the base on Espresso finishes.


Very nice amber color, can be used as a stain on bare wood or as an amber additive for waterborne clearcoats.

Yellow R
Yellow R
Used primarily for lightening darker shades and adding a hint of red. Can be used alone as a very light amber stain.

Yellow G
Yellow G
Used alone as a bright yellow stain. The green element of this dye will lighten and produce brown when combined with dark reddish brown like Burnt Umber.







Common Color Formulas (corresponding to popular homestore variety wood stains)


1 part Burnt Umber + 1 part Burnt Sienna + 1 part Raw Sienna


3 parts Burnt Umber + 1 part Burnt Sienna

Early American

2 parts Raw Umber + 1 part Burnt Umber


1 part Raw Umber + 1 part Burnt Umber

Golden Oak

3 parts Raw Sienna + 2 parts Raw Umber


4 parts Raw Umber + 1 part Black


4 parts Burnt Umber + 3 parts Burnt Sienna + 1 part Black

Ipswich Pine

3 parts Raw Sienna + 1 part Burnt Sienna

Colonial Maple

3 parts Raw Sienna + 3 parts Burnt Sienna + 1 part Yellow-R




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