How to Stain Chitin?

Answer A microbiologist uses chitin staining so she can see fungi clearly under the microscope. Fungi use chitin as structural material in their cell walls so the stain shows the cell wall well. The lacto... Read More »

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Which Cell Walls are Composed of Chitin?

Chitin is a chemical compound containing carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and hydrogen that naturally occur in the external skeleton of insects and crustaceans. However, fungi are the only organisms that ... Read More »

Is express furniture stain the same as dark chocolate stain?

Express furniture stain is not the same as dark chocolate stain. Express Color stain, made by Minwax, refers to a stain product that dyes without needing to be wiped off. The colors it is availab... Read More »

How to Stain Knotty Pine Furniture With Behr Stain?

Knotty pine furniture is available in many styles, from contemporary to Mexican rustic. Lightweight, sturdy and relatively inexpensive, knotty pine is attractive whether it is sealed with clear wax... Read More »

Can you mix a latex stain with oil based stain?

No! Latex is waterbased, and that doesn't mix with oil based materials. You can't even paint one over the other... Check out your materials before you start - if you take the right materials and p... Read More »