Burnt Kitchen Door Repair & Touch-up Step 6

On most touch-ups you can use a black or brown china marker. They can be sharpened to a very fine point and are considerably easier to use than a brush. A thin fine brush does not hold much color. You are constantly dipping back into the color for a refill. Keeping grain lines straight and to an even thickness with a brush requires a steady hand, patience and a lot of practice. I'm not as good at brush grinning as I used to be, feeble hands and declining eye sight have taking there toll. However, getting the color right is 90% of the job. Natural wood grain is very erratic and irregular, so if your lines are a little shaky but the color is right , it will be a good job.

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