Making the carcass for a set of file cabinets and a curio to set on top.
Will have a cherry face frame and cherry drawer fronts. I would like the
carcass inside to at least look a bit cherry.
Would like some brand/color/type recomendations from the pro's out here on
the wreck to get a decent tint to the baltic birch.
So Minwax cherry stain at Home Depot or ??
Since your asking for stain, you're probably referring to mass-market
In that case, I've found that Minwax water-based Rosewood stain over Borg
Birch Ply comes close to the usual veneer over MDF that most call cherry :)
Behlen's Solar Lux Medium Cherry. To darken it you can mix in some of
the Medium Red Mahogany Solar Lux. To lighten it, you'll want to use
the Behlen's Reducer.
If you don't need to go very dark, sometimes the Watco Cherry or
Fruitwood Danish Oil will do the trick, too.
You're going to have to experiment to figure out what works best.
I just did my library with birch cabinets and cherry face frames and doors.
I finished it with Bartley's Pennsylvania Cherry stain and varnish. A detail
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