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    OK. Help. Stain bleed.

    Hello All

    I'm sure I'm not the first and won't be the last. I taped the trimming or binding or whatever you call but the stain still leaked into it. See photos. Can this be saved or will I just go over it with the stain anyway and make the best of a bad job?

    Brad
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    Should be pretty straightforward to fix. If you get a razor blade flush with the binding and gently scrape, you should be able to get rid of it. They use a special tool, but you can just as easily use a razor blade or box cutter blade... Just watch the fingers


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    Sorry @Bradboy - just tagging you in for an answer.

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    Some people have used methylated spirits to remove excess stain that has bled through into binding.

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    Thanks all. I'll give those a try. I really want to salvage the binding cos it looks really good against the walnut.
    Thanks again.
    Bradboy

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    That looks really good. I'll definitely give this method a shot. It's almost not worth taping the binding at all.
    Thanks again.
    Bradboy

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    I wrap tape around the razer blade to create a depth stop.

    Sort of like this except I don't use this much tape. (Part way down the page)

    https://www.mylespaul.com/threads/i-...802697&slide=0

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woltz View Post
    I wrap tape around the razer blade to create a depth stop.

    Sort of like this except I don't use this much tape. (Part way down the page)

    https://www.mylespaul.com/threads/i-...802697&slide=0

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    Same, It's not as scary as it looks, some tape round the blade and fingers firmly against the body it's pretty straight forward.

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    Yeah, that's a great idea. I did a bit of experimenting this morning. Got the hang of it. Off to buy some razors.
    Thanks again.
    Bradboy

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    Sorry, I this reply was for you:

    "Yeah, that's a great idea. I did a bit of experimenting this morning. Got the hang of it. Off to buy some razors.
    Thanks again.
    Bradboy"

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