With wood this beautiful, it would be a sin to cover it up. We used Rubio oil to let the gorgeous figure in this walnut slab shine through.
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There are a few ways to achieve the look of aged wood. One is to leave it up to time. Another is to apply a touch of the right chemical dye, as we did with this bay wood bench. Two coats of Rubio oil protect the wood while also adding warmth and a subtle sheen.
This walnut slab will serve as a base for a statue of Buddha. Chemical dyes were applied to age the wood, followed by a matte sheen finish.
We stripped and refinished this mahogany garage door. It was Steve's idea to add the black trim. The client loves it, and it's easy to see why-- the darker frame really makes the rich, warm color of the wood pop out!
Sometimes our job is to bring things closer to how nature intended them. We sanded this gorgeous round piece of sequoia back down to raw wood, then left it as is: beautiful.