ColorFX Dye Trial 12 Color Kit

Price: $96.00
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ColorFX Liquid Dye Concentrates - Trial & 12 Color Kits


Full suite of Colors in 15ml size for Furniture, Cabinets, Decorative work and for Guitar/Instrument builders!

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).
  • 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.
ColorFX Dye Disperse

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.

Red

Red

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

Green

Green

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

Blue

Blue

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

Black

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.

Amber

Amber

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)


Fruitwood

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

Walnut

3 parts Burnt Umber + 1 part Burnt Sienna

Early American

2 parts Raw Umber + 1 part Burnt Umber

Provincial

1 part Raw Umber + 1 part Burnt Umber

Golden Oak

3 parts Raw Sienna + 2 parts Raw Umber

Ebony

4 parts Raw Umber + 1 part Black

Cherry

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