Any tint that reaches into and accents the pores in Lyptus will imitate the grain qualities of walnut.

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walnut-Lyptus

Why Lyptus? Any tint that reaches into and accents the pores in Lyptus will imitate the grain qualities of walnut. Unlike willow, Lyptus also offers a density comparable to that of walnut.

Making the switch: We applied antique mahogany dye (Lockwood #110) over an application of medium amber maple dye (Lockwood #143) for the multicolor shadings commonly seen in walnut.