Darken Engraved Areas on MDF and Wood with Shoe Polish

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Caitlin Tuohy
Caitlin Tuohy
caitlin@jpplus.com 1-800-869-7800

Make an engraved area on MDF and most coated wood products really stand out by using shoe polish to darken the engraved area. Caitlin is here with a quick tutorial to show you how easy it is to do this process and make your next engraving project POP!

In the video, Caitlin darkens the engraving on a Johnson Plastics Plus Faux Wood 10” x 10.5” Boxed Sign, but the technique works for most MDF and coated wood engravable materials.