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Make Black Walnut Stain

Make Black Walnut Stain
Make your own wood stain to add a finishing touch to projects

1). Harvest black walunts with their green husks on... View full-size image
2). Place in jar or container with water and let set for at least 3 days...Day one... View full-size image
3). Third day... View full-size image
4). Place in a pot with water View full-size image
5). Bring Pot to boil for about 30-40minutes...BE CAREFUL NOT TO BURN YOURSELF! View full-size image
6). Allow to cool. Then place in jar or container. For longer shelf life add a little vinegar to avoid mold forming.View full-size image