Re: henna on wood?

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Posted by Catherine Cartwright Jones on September 14, 2002 at 20:54:52:

In reply to: henna on wood? posted by Karin on September 14, 2002 at 18:15:59:

: Does henna stain bare wood? I've seen the drums and that idea popped
: into my head - I bet it would look a bit like woodburning.
: I am making a gun cabinet for my son & hubby and think it would be
: neat to put a touch here and there of 'outdoorsy' looking things
: (deer/trees/etc). If not henna, I will probably paint or burn
: something in the wood.

Yes, you can henna wood! That was one of it's original uses. It
helps hold moisture in wood too. Heat or ammonia will darken the stain.


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