Q: I have stairs that are pine and oak. I want to re-stain. Is there anyway to make them match?
A: Not that I’m aware of. Two different species, one soft wood and the other hard. Even the grain is totally different. The best you can hope for is complimentary.
Staining fir floors
We are refinishing our fir floors. We have used a dark stain called jacobean. The color looks great. Now we have put a satin polyurethane on, and it has appeared to make the tone more of a red color.
Staining wood filler
I am a first time home remodeler and have run into the problem of staining nail holes filled with wood putty. I have used the following products with poor results: ********** "Stainable" Wood Filler, ******* Wood Dough, and ********** Wood Filler. Regardless of sanding and multiple coats of stain the…
Staining Wood Floor a Bold Color
Q: I would like to stain my hardwood oak floors to a very non-traditional, bold color. For example: indigo, blue, or blood red. Minwax makes some water based stains in those colors, are those advisable for the floor? They can be seen here: http://www.minwax.com/wood-products/stains/minwax-water-based-wood-stain#Colors They will be coated with oil…
Peroxide treated spots staining differently
Q: I just finished sanding my wood floors, went great. I had some dog urine spots that I cleaned up with peroxide. They lightened nicely over a few treatments. Well I just stained it and all these spots of a different color are showing where the peroxide was. What do I…