golden pecan stain on oak

We are happy to finish any of our doors with our selections of stains or prime the unit so that it can be painted upon delivery. I have read you can bleach red Oak but don’t know how labor-intensive that is I was told my original 1930s floor could not be refinished So picked white oak which I prefer but then a different refinisher said yes they can be refinished. Same. i want to try the white after sadning but i think ill do the walnut to match my dark floors and grey corrian counters. Hardwood Floor Stain Colors Minwax Stain Colors Wood Floor Finishes Refinishing Hardwood Floors Oak Hardwood Flooring Oak Stain Walnut Stain Dark Walnut Dark Hardwood Do you have tips for re-staining newly nailed western red cedar shingles? What do you think!? Extremely helpful!! About Stain & Poly Water-Based Cut your application time in half with Rust-Oleum® Varathane® One Step Stain & Polyurethane. Poor kitchen floors, they deserved to match! Thank you so much for doing this post. Other wood possibility is oak. I really would like to cool down the warm undertones some, and I am wondering- do you think more coats of the white would do that? We have been trying to pick a miniwax stain for birch cabinets going into our basement. This is an awesome resource, thank you! Ex: contractors squatting in my back room at night, appliances stolen (we were in a motel for 9 months) problems with pouring concrete flooring, broken pipes under the foundation and last but not least, the City of Houston. My floor guy really doesn’t want to change the color of banister and spindles. 'http' : 'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)) {e = d.createElement(s);e.id = id;e.src = p + '://' + 'widgets.rewardstyle.com' + '/js/shopthepost.js';d.body.appendChild(e);}if(typeof window.__stp === 'object') if(d.readyState === 'complete') {window.__stp.init();}}(document, 'script', 'shopthepost-script'); Your email address will not be published. Curious how an oil based vs water based would affect the colors especially on the white oak. That was a lot of work. These don’t have poly on them. Would you please share the technique you used on the simply white? The white on the pine makes my heart race! I know I will always reference this post! I found some beautiful images of Golden Pecan floors online. The pine looks SO MUCH better with the conditioner. Best bet is to cut a sample board into small pieces and do some tests until you find the right color. That being said, I do love pine in those middle shades. My one tip to anyone doing their own floors is sand everything evenly – we had a couple spots that we didn’t sand as consistently and those areas took the stain much darker than the rest of the floor. Yes!! Think of all trim and stair parts as furniture. Red Mahogany. Great post! Last, is the redder of the two dark stains we experimented with. Provincial 211 ... Golden Pecan 245. Thank you for this helpful post and for answering this question! Did you wipe off right away? It is recommended that hardwood doors be stained before applying the finish. Do you think Provincial banister and spindles will look right with Dark Walnut stairs and floors? Also, professional pros (the ones who take their time to listen to you and do the job right) always water-pop the wood when using dark stains. The wood is extremely dry. Infact, the grain in some of the boards take on a blue/gray colour. Minwax Pickled Oak. I am mid-century-modern by design and a touch of industrial (the concrete floor). Any thoughts or stains you might suggest would be so grately appreciated. Hi, I have sanded an old pine dresser that was coated years ago in an orangy shellac. Thanks for doing this, it really is beneficial! Natural 209. Exactly what I needed to move forward with my project! Ended up going with red oak and golden oak stain and the color is exactly as seen in person. From left to right, these are: Ipswich Pine Golden Oak Cherry Golden Pecan Colonial Maple (Benjamin Moore, not Minwax) Kate Mesh Let's make a bookcase. Provincial. You lucky duck :P. Thank you, I just stained my floors with Jacobean. We hope you feel welcome and maybe find inspiration, because we should all love where we live.". What a great post! Hi, I Am searching for best stain for cedar fence. Or a sort of gray stain that would really cut the yellow could work! Brand- Minwax stains actually have less pigment in them compared to others like Mohawk, etc. I’m afraid of having the oil based turn simply white on white oak any bit of amber or golden. You know what would make this complete? Such useful info! 6. There is very little difference between the conditioned and unconditioned white and red oaks, but the other three definitely benefited from the pre-stain conditioner. I want to change that to Dark Walnut. It will really help me to choose the right product for the wood floor of my future house. I had to decide quickly (insert problem) for selecting a stain and was not used to staining any type of cedar and made the mistake of teak (color choice). The information I came to the comments looking for! This is the BEST ever and so thorough! Thank you SO much for doing this! Minwax golden pecan. This is so beyond helpful! I am getting ready to refinish a dresser and the Simply White is the look I’m going for. The photos are so nice. Duraseal stain is formulated to be a quick coat option that dries in 2-3 hours under 77 degrees and 50% relative humidity. If you are looking for the best wood flooring stain for you hardwood floor, choose Duraseal Quick Coat Stain. I’m about to make a few frames with pine and I’ll definitely be getting the conditioner now! like you said, i wish you could do more colors (was crossing my fingers i’d see provincial on here! Really appreciated it – you could totally make a series out of it! Do you know by chance if you could go over the Jacobean with the simply white to get some contrast? Oh no! This stain added very little color to any of the boards, (maybe slightly lighter with a tinge of green), but really brought out their natural color and grain. Using on pallet wood, probably pine as yellow seems prominent. It takes an expert to know wood species and how the floor stain absorbs into the wood grain. <3, Thank you SO much for this post!! White Oak can’t take a bad picture. Second time, I purchased wood that was a bit higher quality (a.k.a. It doesn’t look like it from the red oak samples. And I bet you’ll never guess Red Oak’s undertones. Colors are shown on White Oak. And yes, the prestain saves the day on birch. THANK YOU so much for this! I thought this this was the most helpful, comprehensive site for wood floor stains. I have a bit of a dilemma in that I have white oak floors in my newly renovated kitchen and original red Oak from 1930 on the rest of my main floor. Oh man, where was this post in the summer when I got new floors?! Nutmeg. I’m looking for a medium toned, neutral-ish stain (I guess). This will hopefully help you see how Pine, Birch, Poplar, White Oak and Red Oak’s undertones play with different stain undertones. Probably because we are getting ready to choose a stain for floors in the house we have been renovating. We literally just finished stripping and sanding down pine stairs that had been painted and coated in sand by the previous owners… yesterday. I appreciate any thoughts on this. I just wished you used cedar wood for this experiment (that’s what I’m using on my next project ;p), My only gripe is that I have been trying to find the Minwax Simply White stain, but it’s nowhere to be found both in stores or online. Bravo! It applies easily and Thanks for your quick reply, Tadas. Tough to know! I’m open to suggestions on which of the ones here to use or if you have something else I should look at (different color stain), let me know! Of course you didn’t do the two stains I’ve been wondering about (Provincial and Driftwood) but still ;-) Guess I will have to do my own small test for the stained shelves I’m installing in our wall nook. Sugar Creek Amish Furniture offers a variety of options for almost every piece of hand-crafted furniture we sell. This was so helpful for me, and my most amateur endeavors. You could check you local Home Hardware store in the stain and paint department's they have little wood samples and how a certai stain looks on the different woods, finding a similar dark waterbase stain for comparing. this post has disappeared…. Would it be too white going that route? Help me with your special undertone eyes! By far the best post I’ve seen on explaining the nuances of staining wood. I have made two wooden pieces for self use, and I had no clue how much FUN staining could be! I only wish you could have tested all of them. Duraseal stain are one of the two proffesional stain used by most flooring contractors, with the one being Bona. I’m not sure how (or if it is even possible) to achieve the color I want. I’m guessing there’s no poly on top of any of these? This is so great that you are partnering with Minwax. Thanks for this! Ipswich Pine 221 ... Gunstock 231. Very useful to see how various woods behave and really helps in choosing what kind of wood to use! We did provincial stain lightened 50%. Thank you for conducting this experiment! !function(d,s,id){var e, p = /^http:/.test(d.location) ? I can’t thank you enough. It takes a stain well, is durable, inexpensive, and a good cabinet choice. Minwax® Wood Finish™ is a penetrating oil-based wood stain, which provides beautiful rich color that enhances the natural wood grain. You said that birch is a very soft wood (extremely) which is incorrect. Thank you for taking the time to do it. Oh and I’m spraying the shelf bracket flat black. So Dark Walnut it probably is… and I’ll save the white/light colored floors for my next house! The stain colors on your finished door may vary from the samples shown below due to variances in the lighting while taking the photographs or the color settings on your monitor or printer. Duraseal has a huge color selection with 37 beautiful color choices currently offered. It dries quick and doesn’t yellow! Ultimately, I think I’ll need to coordinate a color so that I can leave the inside of the cabinets gold, which suggests black to me. 5. But with limited resources (not to mention space), we settled on 5 popular species of wood commonly used by DIYers, with 6 different stains; 2 light, 2 medium and 2 dark. Perhaps I should apply a double coat of Provincial to the stairs and floors to make it all match? Here is an interesting link on hardwoods: http://www.hardwoodinfo.com/consumer/rediscovering-hardwoods/types-of-wood/ Article you wrote was interesting and I will assist those reluctant to try staining to maybe give it a try. I’ve always read that you should use the pre-stain conditioner, but never really believed the hype. Really! Ideal for unfinished wood furniture, cabinets, Thanks for that. Red Chestnut 232. Stain Gallery. Thank you for sharing! I’m guessing Minwax sent you one directly since they sponsored this post? containerEl: document.querySelector('#fd-form-5d767f96afdf3e000f968472') This is SO and great and helpful- I seriously loved reading this and studying the results. THANK YOU!!!! Love your post! I am sanding a 18C vanity unit that is Chestnut. They will never match but they are closer than before. We found some pieces of the cypress in the basement, and our contractor should be able to give us a piece of oak. This item: Varathane 215352 Wood Stain Touch-Up Marker For Natural, Golden Pecan, Spring Oak $11.08 Only 4 left in stock (more on the way). I am sure it has something to do with the particular piece of wood. thanks. I am fairly positive birch, and pine woods moreso pine fake stain darker than oak, and depending what stain and sealer is on it now even if lightly stained, make a difference. Love my pine floors! Thank you for this helpful post! Guess I’ll have to ask the girlfriend what her preference is and I’ll build it to her specs. It was extremely helpful. I’m currently working on a dining table for our British Colonial interior using Red Oak and was concerned with color matching the existing dark woods. I think ‘General Finishes’ is better because as the author says it’s great for difficult to stain pine and it’s easy to apply for the person who has no experiences in staining wood like me. That is bland. You want some contrasts. I just wanted to say thank you so much for taking the time to do this. I was wondering how the oak would look with a stain – now I have a better idea! Anyway, it is so informative and so incredibly helpful. Birch has pink undertones. Thanks so much!! Do you think the Red Oak with a Simply White stain would turn pink as it ages? See more ideas about staining wood, stain, merillat kitchen cabinets. My suggestion would be to use a scrap piece of wood that is the same type that you want to treat, and test your different options. Very interesting! Free delivery and returns on all eligible orders. :). A professional woodworker or a person who wants wood stain; always conscious about the colors. The pine board looked the least natural with this stain. What color stain would you use to achieve a blonde look with Douglas fir? It is important to realize that wood changes colors when exposed to light and air. Probably, but you’d likely need a combo of stains and I’m not sure what that combo would be. Red Oak 215. At the moment I am working on an old student desk made of white oak that I would like to stain in contrasting dark and light shades. Add Minwax Ebony color stain to this experiment! The finer the grit, the smoother the finish, and the less surface texture for stain to sit in- ergo less color. 2. I would like to figure out a way to make them look the same but really don’t like the pink red undertone . Golden Pecan Classic Wood Interior Stain provides a rich natural color that beautifully enhances the wood grain. We have rustic birch floors and they are quite soft, they took a beating to upstairs, moderate use. We’ve been wanting to do a wood/stain study for years now and in my head, I wanted to do every type of wood with about 20 different stains each. This is very helpful and well organized, thank you! The green that is generally very pronounced in Poplar, turned into more of a warm gray. It should! Thanks for doing this experiment and sharing! var rsLTKLoadApp="0",rsLTKPassedAppID="714598600"; This content requires JavaScript to be enabled, and the site or browser may be disabling it. It took me forever to find this site! Yes, the harder (denser) the wood, like yellow or white birch or maple, oak, the more difficult it is to accept stains where you want darker results. I love how classic / timeless it looks but…that white oak with Simply White stain definitely gives me the heart eyes. Pickled Oak 260. ), Red Oak (too dark) and Red Chestnut (too red). Great post & great blog!! Minwax Pickled Oak. Applies easily with high quality synthetic brush, lint-free cloth or foam applicator. Every wood species benefitted greatly from the conditioner with this stain. We have been using Pickled Oak on a ton of projects lately. Some of my cabinet uppers have fluted glass, and the thought of staining everything inside the cabinet, too, has my head spinning! They often do. It’s a beautiful medium shade that doesn’t read yellow at all. I’m having pine wood and can’t decide to have it painted white or go with a stain. Any insight on how the gold would affect the stain color? I love this! (The color soaked in well, so I only needed 2 coats.) I was also thinking it wasn’t sanded. Minwax Wood Finish is a penetrating oil-based wood stain, which provides beautiful rich color that enhances the natural wood grain. All of the wood types accepted the stain well, except the non-conditioned Birch side. We recent had a fireplace mantle done in Red Oak and were afraid to stain it. Was about to get a bunch of milled pine moulding to stain dark walnut, but now I’m leaning towards the white oak – the stain really brings out the grain in the oak. Lastly, we thought it would be beneficial to see all the same wood type with different stains in one picture. They were applied and excess removed within about 3 minutes. I really appreciate the effort put into this and the comparisons are really useful. So thorough. Why would they do that and not stick with white oak??? I personally like their water based Polycrylic. The Douglas fir has a orange tent I need to tone down. Your stain study was most helpful. The wood types we chose also are vastly different, ranging from extremely soft (birch) to hard (red oak) with undertones all over the map. If this is a potential series, I’d love more in depth on layering stains and working with Gel Stains as that is surprisingly easy to do but provides very ‘next level’ results. 1 Qt Rust-Oleum Brands 211710H Golden Pecan Varathane Oil-Based Interior Wood Stain $ 10.36 Add to cart; 1 Qt Rust-Oleum Brands 211727H American Walnut Varathane Oil-Based Interior Wood Stain $ 10.36 Add to cart; 1 Qt Rust-Oleum Brands 211729H Early American Varathane Oil-Based Interior Wood Stain $ 10.36 Add to cart I assumed it was soft because it had the most trouble accepting stains. This was the best article on staining I have ever seen. This is a really amazing comparison, greats job!! I personally prefer medium colors so I actually really like the medium stains best on the pine (although that birch is beautiful and I wish I was doing that haha). Afraid of having the oil based vs water based would affect the stain well, is,! 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