Fiebing's Leather Dye

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Fiebing's Leather Dye

Postby GasGuzzler » 20 Apr 2019 04

I will forgo an epic story here and mostly post pics. Ask any question and I will try to answer it. Another user mentioned Fiebing's Leather Dye for wood that won't take stain evenly. I bought a late '90's Mossberg 500 in .410 and wanted to refinish it to a more classic look and to get rid of some hunting dings. In the second to the last of pic you can see how unevenly the wood took the Minwax stain. The last pic is after two treatments with the Fiebing's Leather Dye and one very thin coat of Tru-Oil. I will continue to add Tru-Oil until it looks like I want then I'll let it cure for several days before a final buff to knock the sheen off.

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After old finish removed:
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After Minwax stain application:
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After Fiebing's Leather Dye (dark brown not mixed):
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Re: Fiebing's Leather Dye

Postby Mad Trapper » 20 Apr 2019 08

GG, very nice job.
It has a good rich traditional look.
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Re: Fiebing's Leather Dye

Postby mr surveyor » 20 Apr 2019 08

nice ...... hand rubbing with coffee filter paper would really top that off


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Re: Fiebing's Leather Dye

Postby akuser47 » 20 Apr 2019 20

Looks great lv that stuff
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Re: Fiebing's Leather Dye

Postby GasGuzzler » 23 Apr 2019 05

Finished pics in the sunlight

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Re: Fiebing's Leather Dye

Postby Ranch Dog » 25 Apr 2019 05

Very nice looking shotgun!
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Re: Fiebing's Leather Dye

Postby akuser47 » 03 May 2019 21

Very nice work
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Re: Fiebing's Leather Dye

Postby rondog » 04 May 2019 04

I need to find out where I can get that at locally.....
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Re: Fiebing's Leather Dye

Postby Missionary » 07 May 2019 08

Good morning
I will give this a try one day. Those birch stocks can near defy taking color.
Fingers on the other hand not well protected turn color real fast with leather dye.
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Re: Fiebing's Leather Dye

Postby rondog » 08 May 2019 00

Missionary wrote:Good morning
I will give this a try one day. Those birch stocks can near defy taking color.
Fingers on the other hand not well protected turn color real fast with leather dye.

LOL! Well, they ARE made for dying hide, after all.....
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