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How can I dye MDF?

I have a bunch of sheets of 2mm-thick MDF that I'd like to dye black for use as a guitar headstock overlay. Since this would typically be laminated to the headstock and then trimmed flush, its colour ...
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Dyeing Pashmina

Is it possible to dye a store bought Pashmina? If so, is there anything I should to do it before putting it into a regular dye-bath using RIT dye? Any recommended process that would help “fix” the ...
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Dyeing hard polycarbonate plastic

I have a hard, polycarbonate globe, like this one pictured below. I am trying to make it look like an eyeball. I am lighting it from inside, and I already have a good blue iris that I made out of blue ...
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Can I soak eggs in something to make them sink into the dye better?

I've been industriously dyeing Easter eggs, but apparently not industriously enough, because the eggs have started to have trouble sinking into the dye - they're just a bit too old at this point. I ...
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Is Soda Ash used in Tie Dying septic safe?

If I use soda ash when tie-dying, is it safe to dump the liquid down into my septic system or will it kill off?
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How can I treat leather with dyes and keep it protected?

I want to create beautiful knife sheathes, like in the first picture below but I'm having problems with treating leather. I've sewed a few simple things so far (only using fake leather and very thin ...