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Rich the Carpenter
  • 49, Male
  • Port Murray, NJ
  • United States
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Jim Tank replied to Rich the Carpenter's discussion Custom Colors in the group Finishing Forum
"You could say I have enough colors up front to get very close so I spend little time now hitting the perfect match because I'm almost there already. I do not charge for custom color matching, I consider it one more reason I'm very busy…"
May 8, 2009
Rich the Carpenter replied to Rich the Carpenter's discussion Custom Colors in the group Finishing Forum
"Thanks guys Jim I have been doing just that. So as you were developing your color library how did you charge for color matching? Also, if a client has a color that is not in your extensive library, how are you charging for the time to make the…"
May 8, 2009
Jim Tank replied to Rich the Carpenter's discussion Custom Colors in the group Finishing Forum
"I use Sherwin Williams BAC wiping stains only. I keep in stock approx 20 colors. Every time I increased my color stock by a few colors I would have a staining party of mixing different ratios of colors in small measuring spoons (1part walnut, 2…"
May 8, 2009
Karl Forth replied to Rich the Carpenter's discussion Custom Colors in the group Finishing Forum
"This isn't directly related to wood finishing but reminds me of an advertiser on another magazine. We had to provide a matched orange color for their ad which was very difficult to reproduce on press. Often, the color wasn't exactly to…"
May 7, 2009
Rich the Carpenter added a discussion to the group Finishing Forum
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Custom Colors

Hello to all-How do you charge for color matching new pieces you build to existing cabinetry/ furniture?If I can't get stain from the original supplier of the product to be matched I factor in one to two hours of time in my proposal to get the color right. This usually works and I make samples for approval for the client and proceed. However, sometimes it doesn't work so well and I end up spending more time (usually at my cost) to get the color right. I typically use oil based stains with…See More
May 7, 2009
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