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This is not really an answer to your title question, and more of a solution to your situation, but, as fixer1234 mentions, no colouring method will evenly pervade the MDF fibres after they have been pressed while keeping the overall structure intact. Nevertheless, coloured MDF can be bought in several places and online (e.g. 'Coloured MDF', 'Colored MDF', '...


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Pashmina or cashmere is a type of wool, and therefore a natural fiber, so the dye you use will need to be appropriate for natural fibers. As a type of wool, cashmere will shrink in hot water, which is necessary for many types of dye. You may wish to test on a lower cost or damaged piece before dying anything you value, to ensure you avoid shrinkage and ...


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Most of the resources that I reviewed agree that the amount of soda ash used for home dyeing is safe to pour down the drain. However, I agree that it is important to take extra precautions with a septic system. So I checked the Dharma Trading Co. website (a great resource with lots of detailed info about dyeing fabric and fiber), One environmental ...


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The general order for treating leather, or at least the one which I use, is as follows: Cut and shape the raw leather. As enderland pointed out, untreated (veg tanned) leather becomes quite supple when soaked and will retain it's form when dry (this technique is known as wet forming, and is probably how the sheath in your picture was shaped). Dye the ...


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You will get some penetration, but much less than a millimetre. One thing that should work is to trim very nearly flush, then mask the rest of the headstock and brush or wipe dye onto the sanded face, before smoothing with fine sandpaper (as any water in the dye will cause a little swelling). If you sand off too much, apply more dye, and while sanding, keep ...


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A bit messy, but tested successfully: Blow out the eggs before dyeing them. This means you can fill the floating eggs with the liquid dye and they’ll sink. Of course you need to make sure that the dye flows out of the shells again when taking them out. Speaking from experience, this will work best with eggs that have two holes. Alternatively you could ...


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Get 2 clear plastic bowls that are the same size and some clear bathtub silicon in a tube. Glue one bowl in the eyeball, this is the iris - paint it so it looks good, glue the other bowl upside down onto it. When the silicon has dried, cut away the excess with a really sharp knife.


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OK, so soaking in plain water doesn't hurt... I put two eggs into a glass of plain tap water four days ago. Today, I took them out and put them into identical quantities of dye (or, well, as identical as I could get them). The egg that was on the bottom of the glass, i.e. fully submerged under water, is in the blue dye. The other egg from the water, which ...


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