Biggest Wood Staining Mistakes And Misconceptions Wood Staining Basics
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A lot of new woodworkers get the urge to stain projects.There's not anything wrong with wood staining, but there are some misconceptions about it and how to use it that I want to clear up.CHOOSING COLORS Before staining wood, ask yourself why you want to change its color.
One of the decisions that goes into selecting a type of wood for a project is its natural color.Seeing natural grain and color immediately pop under a protective finish is super satisfying.But really, it's all a matter of personal preference.
Personally, I sometimes like to stain oak with a golden oak stain.It gives it a rich, natural color that doesn't look fake.The whole idea behind stain is that you can color wood, but not cover up the grain like paint does.
YEAH, BUT WHAT ABOUT DRAB, BORING WOOD? Wood stains are probably most commonly used on pine boards and plywood.Typically, pine is the cheapest lumber you can buy and its light color can make it seem like a blank canvas.
It seems so commonplace that we may feel the need to make it appear more sophisticated by adding some color.Keep in mind, like all woods, pine will also darken...