Mahogany, Cherry, Alter, Beige Oak, Walnut, Birch and what not, more than fifty shades of Wooden textures are worth fantasizing about the interiors of your house and workspace.
Wood stain dyes are used to embrace wooden surfaces by imparting hues to them to make them more imploring. Impregnating wooden stuff using a wood stain escalates the augmented wood grain. Wood stain dye, sometimes, find its use in either concealing murky wood grains or recasting the organic ones.
Contemporary wood staining was done by conventional techniques like immersing tobacco in ammonia and water. However, by virtue of advancements in recent developments, Wood stain dye, nowadays comes in ample variety majorly including solvent bases.
What is Wood Stain Dye?
Wood stain or wood tint doesn’t only make the wooden products look appealing but also finishes the product by adding a protective layer on it. The wood tint is predominantly used for colouring the wood and to give depth to the original wood grain. The building makeup of a wood dye consists of a colourant (substance/pigment that imparts colour) and a solvent (alcohol/water) which is also termed as a vehicle as it facilitates the colourant to give the Chroma.
Types of Wood Stain Dyes:
The basis of classification of the dyes are of two types:
1. Based on Composition
- Oil-based wood stain – Gives uniform finishing, deeper penetration and higher durability.
- Water-based wood stain – Dries easily, capable of withstanding mildew and environmental friendly.
- Gel-stain – good concealing properties, easy to apply,no dripping and no need for sanding.
- Lacquer wood stain – easy to apply and dries faster
- Water-soluble wood stain – ample variety of colours, does not murk wood and has low maintenance.
- Metallized wood stain- Best for bare wood and resistant to fading
- Varnish wood stain – organic natural look, hard to dry, protection from dirt and water.
2. Based on Pigmentation
- Adsorption (surface water stains)
These stains are superficial as they dry on the surface of wood just after application. They make the wood imperishable and resistant to tenderness.
- Absorption (penetrating wood stains)
They are thoroughly absorbed down in the wood. Their site of drying is inside the wood. They maintain the authentic look of wood grain as it does not conceal its natural finish.
Anything and everything made up of wood can be stained and dyed, so furnish your wooden stuff and dress up your living area, working area, kitchen and witness the gorgeous wood castle that you can create out of it.