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Old 03-10-2009, 08:31 PM
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Default Re: My drum refinishing project (PIC HEAVY)

Originally Posted by trkdrmr View Post
I am guessing the floor tom's outer veneer was drier or of a different grain. It apparently drank in more stain. I have never heard of "sound source" but my guess is that's a softer hardwood like Luaan.

Still, it's a very nice resto job. Looks a lot nicer than a red plastic wrap.

I think it looks nice, in a dark way. I think if I do another resto job, it probably will be a bright cherry red.

Either way, you breathed new life into a kit that needed it.
I thought the same thing...a bit more sanding and the pre-stain solution would have helped even it out tremendously.
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