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    Had this happen a few times now. When trying to get a rich black wash, as the wash dries it turns a very “white grey”. In this case I had just used Super Sat Velour Black and water on raw wood.

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     Angelique Powers
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      I’ve had better luck thinning out Black Tough prime onto Luan than the SS. Not sure why it worked better.

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       EvanWRapp
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        I’ve had some issues with blacks getting somewhat foggy when there was a lot of humidity in the air.

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        EvanWRapp wrote:

        I’ve had some issues with blacks getting somewhat foggy when there was a lot of humidity in the air.


        Ha! Yes… Charleston is just a wee bit humid!

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        Qpowers wrote:

        I’ve had better luck thinning out Black Tough prime onto Luan than the SS. Not sure why it worked better.

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        Good to know!

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        KellyD wrote:
        Had this happen a few times now. When trying to get a rich black wash, as the wash dries it turns a very “white grey”. In this case I had just used Super Sat Velour Black and water on raw wood.

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        I ended up using a water based minwax stain that I am SUPER happy with! Think that this will be my go-to when I need a very “black” wash from now on- also “played nice” when added to my paint washes! Highly recommend!

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