Do you think the base and chairs remaining that shade would look awful if I refinished just the top of the table with the Java stain? Dark Walnut 2716. My parents bought it for us and apparently got jipped on quality cause the finish is blistering and peeling off leaving huge unstained chunks of bare wood. Choosing dark wood such as mahogany, walnut or The oil-based stains are the most common, especially for the pine, because they are easy to apply. I was thinking a mahogany base too but I would like to see how dark the jacobean gets before I decide. Other popular choices are Dark Walnut, Classic Gray, and Early American. They are arguably the easiest stains to apply on your wooden structures because they do not run or drip often. I don't have the red undertones you mention, I imagine you would want to use a two layer and some sort of red mahogany or chestnut as your first layer.. Hi- we are struggling between jacobean, dark walnut and antique brown. Old Masters Gel Stain American Walnut Oil-Based. I will post a pic later today so you can see the color. http://www.flickr.com/photos/2.....otostream/, Its saying the photos are private and won't let me see them. Its out back drying right now. WoodCritique does not want you to get it wrong in your attempt to protect your wooden structures. Seriously, it takes some experimenting with scraps of wood Rust-Oleum 211714H Varathane Oil Base Stain, Quart, Ipswich Pine Ipswich Pine $$ 4.5 â¦ Minwax Jacobean. I waited 2 hours between coats but I think it actually dried much faster than that. Ok. Colors are shown on White Oak. It comes in various size pieces with different thicknesses. This will help absorb the stain betterâ¦and importantly more evenly. I wonder how much more stain it would absorb with additional coats. This is one of the nice things about it because it is very forgiving. It gives you the most finishing feel ever, It cures into a lustrous finish that shows up, A heavy-bodied formula that does not penetrate as deeply into the wood like a liquid oil-based stain, Works well with challenging to stain woods like aspen or pine, Itâs available in several colors for flexibility, It might take longer to dry especially on extremely low temperatures, 2. Just checkled my stain mmix, and it is 1/3 Georgian Cherry (for reddish) and 2/3 Jave (for dark brown). Use MDF if you're painting, but to stain you need something with a woodgrain, like plywood. Since it seemed to just dye everything the color I wanted, I would imagine it should work great, but that way you don't have to stress about it. Projects like our industrial pipe bench and our pet bunk beds. Hope this helps - I really loved the GF Espresso, so I hope you enjoy it! I'll post pictures of the finished product. Going with the J&E combo. Do you have thoughts on these 3 and why antique brown doesn’t seem to be as popular? If you are using pine or oak for trim, it is necessary to stain them. Thanks! its a dark rosewood/cherry/mahogany kind of shade. I am very happy with the color. I even used a couple coats of wood conditioner first. That always means "stink" to me, so I took my chances and I'm not disappointed. This was my first staining project and I think I'll be using General Finishes stains for a loong time! That would be awesome! I'm not sure I've ever been mentioned in a blog post before! Combine the Minwax Design Series with other Minwax stains to produce on-trend looks, finishes and special effects. My favorite blend is General Finishes Gel stain – half Georgian Cherry and half Java … it is a very dark, slightly reddish brown color. After deliberating between Jacobean, Dark Walnut, Special Walnut and Provincial, we finally settled on Provincial as our favorite color stain. Old Masters Gel Stain American Walnut Oil-Based Old Masters have a reputation for producing some of the best wood finishes in the market. The first of the dark stains we tried was also the more neutral in tone. Really easy to apply. Red Oak Stain Red Oak Floors Stain On Pine Dark Wood Stain Pine Floors Dark Walnut Floors Gray Stain Hardwood Floor Stain Colors Minwax Stain Colors Staining Floors Jacobean / Ebony Mix Many people always ask me what are my favorite floor stains and I wrote about my top 3 favorite dark â¦ However, I became a big fan when we saw the sample on our floors. You donât have to remove the existing polyurethane finish before applying this product. You're welcome for the blog mention--your projects turned out beautifully! Varathane 211714H Premium Wood Stain, Quart, Ipswich Pine. This wood finish has a high penetration ability that plays an essential role in the sealing of the wood pores to help seal and protect the wood. If anyone knows that something I've said is incorrect, jump in and correct me!! We love how the stain I probably wouldnât use jacobean as that has some red undertones and dark walnut and antique brown are absorbed more by pine. Is that crazy? It takes about 1-2 hours to dry to touch with a coverage of up to 150 sq. Jacobean and Walnut are both very popular stains right now. In one coat, it created a beautiful dark espresso with rich undertones. Varathane 262012 Premium Fast Dry Wood Stain, Ipswich Pine. lighten up. It still looks awesome but if you aren't careful, your arms will look almost black like mine did for several days afterwards. Available in a variety of colors to choose from, Itâs easy to clean using mineral spirits, Saves time as you can apply over another finish like polyurethane, 7. If youâre wanting to go even darker than this, I recommend trying Jacobean. I think you'd be much better off to go with some sort of plywood if you're hoping for espresso. ), the dark walnut might be to light brown, and the ebony just looks like a light black without any brown in it. I've found the Jacobean to be a little cooler or more of black-toned brown than the dark walnut. I think though if you use a stain that is a lighter color than the espresso, there will be wood grain showing thru no matter if you condition or not. 5. that looks great!!! The pine turned more gray than The Effects of Different Stains on White Pine Wood: I wanted to see the what different stains would look like on White Pine wood, so I made a Video for my Youtube channel a few weeks ago, and I thought some of you might like to see it too. =). http://www.associatedcontent.c.....ins.html, This is oil-finished pine and fir, done with a mix of oil-based liquid stain (cherry and a walnut), http://i46.photobucket.com/alb.....3units.jpg. Cool...those colors look like the piece we have that I'm wanting to match. This product is perfect for use on all interior wood projects such as cabinets, furniture, doors, floors, trim, and paneling. Also, you MUST use a conditioner w/ pine before you apply the stain. Totally didn't expect it to take this long but life happens and its done now. (probably what I would get from paint). So I have done like 5 coats of stain of the jacobean and it is never dark enough! In our market the two colors that stand out are Jacobean and Netural. The baby got sick, then hubby got sick and today I started feeling puny so it all just sits on the back porch waiting for me. http://www.flickr.com/photos/2.....2@N06/4993. This choice was Gregâs favorite. I want it dark like the espresso finishes but with a hint of red undertones (maybe mahogany?) Natural wood tones vary, so expect your final stain color to vary slightly from board to board. Did you seal it etc. Will we need to sand it first, then stain? I just finished cutting out my very first project today (the entryway bench/shelf unit). I've read that PBK makes theirs in MDF. Use some of the leftover wood from your project and stain it with the Jacobean just like you did already. Stain Gallery. The Jacobean & Dark Walnut were way too dark, bringing out an ebony color in the grain and Special Walnut had too much red. We want something with no red in it and is pretty dark but not as dark as ebony. I'm glad to see how it looks on Pine too, in case I go that way with future projects. I bought the jacobean yesterday but everything I looked at online didn't look like what I am wanting. After the 2nd coat, I gently buffed in between each coat because the Rockler guy said this helps the finish fill in until it is smooth. It's been 24 hours since the first coat.Is this normal? I have a question for you gals, if I use the wood conditioner on pine, will I avoid the wood grain showing through? Minwax Dark Walnut was the first stain color that I fell in love with when I first started woodworking. Dark Walnut used to be our go to stain color. You can use it to beautify any bare or stripped wood surface. I just don't want it looking like somebody went all ADD on it while refinishing it. To prepare the wood, I simply sanded to 150. eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'woodcritique_com-banner-1','ezslot_3',110,'0','0'])); You need a mineral spirit to clean this formula. We've built the Cameron media wall in MDF but painted that white. . Also, you MUST use a conditioner w/ pine before you apply the stain. I only used one coat of stain, and let it soak in for 15 minutes. With the gel stain, I actually wiped it on with an old tshirt i cut into strips and folded up, then just dipped and wiped it on. In cases of spillages, you can clean this product using mineral spirits. I used half a tiny can of red mahogany oil stain per quart of dark brown walnut stain to get a color like an old oak floor – brownish/reddish. Gotta grocery shop tonight. Minwax Dark Walnut On Pine Classic Gray Mixed With Dark Pin on hardwood floors minwax stain color study classic grey special walnut driftwood jacobean oak floor stains colors staining wood dark 50/50 and gray red stained chose our white today the winner is 75% 25% It looks like its painted the espresso color but its not, its 2 coats of stain. This formula is excellent on virtually all interior wood projects like furniture, doors, kitchen cabinets, trim, floors, and paneling. We have included this product in our list of the best stain for pine because it can bring the beauty of natural wood. I'd love to see your test results! If you dont finish the wood with a high gloss it will help to hide the dust. It is a Soya oil-based premium wood stain created extraordinarily such that it can penetrate so deep into the wood to give a premium synthetic pigments for a brighter color. But if it is not the color you want, it is not going to change with more coats, so a test piece is really essential. I would sand the top lightly to get rid of the old finish and re-stain the whole thing. Therefore, we have narrowed down a list of tested and proven stain products for pine that will give you value for your money.eval(ez_write_tag([[468,60],'woodcritique_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_6',107,'0','0'])); If you want the very best stain for pine, then the General Finishes Gel Stain is the answer. I was googling espresso stains and happened on your post. I made a 20 mile trek to the north side of town to the only place here that carries it and fell in LOVE with the color on the rather large sample they had out. http://www.flickr.com/photos/5.....94010@N22/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/5.....103508481/. That's not bad at all for just 1 coat of stain. I thought others might want to see what the espresso water based stain looked like on pine: I did not use a preconditioner (I had planned to) when I saw that it required mineral spirits to clean it up. I was doubtful, but there was no smell after the first night (just slight stain/poly smell the first night). Other features that make us consider it the best stain for pine is the fact that it enhances the original appearance of your wood by exposing the wood grain. I was also relieved that it wasn't smelly because I don't have a garage or any outside space - I built and stained the whole thing in my guest bedroom! When it comes to this stain, the application is usually through wiping. Will do a second coat tomorrow, then Tues will start on the satin urethane finish. I'm so excited. Make sure there is no sawdust when you start and pour the stain into a clean container rather than dipping your brush into the can. Alrighty!!! What is the most popular stain color? And that if you sand to too high of a grit before staining that you make the wood grain too close together and it doesn't allow the stain to penetrate as much. Then came Dark Walnut. for warmth. 8. I also like that the water based doesnt seem to be too smelly since i will be moving into the garage to work once it gets cold rather than using my back porch. What poly finish did you use? Their a little compact property makes them the best stain for beginners. Itâs both a. Itâs a semi-transparent stain with water resistance features. We're planning on building the Madison nursery wall system. Minwax dark walnut makes a beautiful rich dark brown on pine. This way, you can always replenish with clean stain. We used many cans of this baby! In our attempt to help you get the best stain for pine, we have reviewed and included a full range of factors that you need to consider as you dive into the market for stains. Straight Java gel stain is a deep chocolate brown (like the fancy furniture places that Ana knocks off so well). Because this type of stain does not get darker with more coats. Our builder thinks Jacobean will be almost black on pine, thus too dark. It is pine rather than oak, but I'll take my chances. View Product Page. Itâs available in up to 9 different colors such as dark walnut, burnt hickory, mahogany, light oak, golden pine, natural cedar, mission brown, pecan, and redwood. Lastly, how many coats of espresso stain did you do? The real key to getting a beautiful finish is to keep it very clean. 1. Every wood species benefitted greatly from the conditioner with this stain. Which made it REALLY forgiving, because I could just keep putting stain on without worrying about blotching (this is with Red Oak). I am so anxious to see how its gonna turn out. How did you prepare the wood? My husband would probably think I'm crazy for wanting to even try refinishing it a different color, but it needs help so I figured I'd ask the "pros". I am trying to figure out what I want to do next, but since I have to build everything in my apartment, I've also been enjoying actually living in my apartment, so it's been nice taking a bit of a break. This stuff DOES NOT SMELL! Your projects turned out fantastic--great job on them! WoodCritique does not want you to get it wrong in your attempt to protect your wooden structures. I love the color of your espresso stain and am going to order it online. A few posts ago, we talked about hardwood floor stain colors.As we mentioned, we narrowed down our options to three: Dark Walnut, Ebony and Jacobean. http://www.facebook.com/photo......1387787838, Another question, slightly straying from the original topic but not totally...our poor dining room table (which I will be replacing once I build the kids new beds=) ) is terribly scratched on the top. 8. However, could you tell me what you did beforehand. This formula provides one of the fantastic flexibility in terms of colors. It is very dark brown in color and has a lot of black undertones. I am not sure about pine, maybe Kristen can answer that question. It's also important not to over-brush either the stain or top coat because you can take off layers apparently. It requires multiple coats for you to achieve your desired color. It has an area coverage of about 275 square feet per quart with lasting durability. Duraseal stain are one of the two proffesional stain used by most flooring contractors, with the one being Bona. On the other hand, if youâre going for a more modern contemporary style, you wonât want to put down a color like Sedona Red as it would look completely out of place. Kristen - I like the concept of the water based better too...guess you can test it on pine for the rest of us and see how it takes. Vermont Maple If you like that color, you can re-apply in places that you accidentally missed a spot and it will cover without creating a blotchy effect. Another important aspect of this stain is that you will find it in many different color shade for flexibility in your projects. We want something with no red in it and is pretty dark but not as dark as ebony. The formula has anti-UV rays from the sun. I guess I will have to stain a test piece of wood 5 times now. Thanks! There was actually nothing to wipe off, like I hear you need to do, it was as easy as painting. Going with the J&E combo. I too wanted an espresso finish. Hope the link works. That's awesome! Okay, so here I try again. Having said that, I didn't . As for the case of sealers, you are likely to find them two in one. This product gives your interior pine furniture, cabinets, doors, trim, floors, and paneling a vibrant natural appearance, Has a deeper penetration thanks itâs superior soya oil-based formula. Gr!@#$@!!! I'm not an expert, Wow! It doesnât lean towards being red at all and has a beautiful richness to it. I want to see the grain, but I don't want it to be so pronounced. DARK WALNUT 2716 MOCHA 280 NAVY 286 RED MAHOGANY 225 HONEY 272 JACOBEAN 2750 EBONY 2718 * TRUE BLACK 274 * BARN RED 287 Intermix Colors Intermix Colors You â¦ You can use this product over a polyurethane finish, which gives you flexibility in changing the color of your finish. Jenn--I'll jump in, but not sure how much I can help...was it an oil-based or water-based stain? Thanks for the stain recommendation--especially including the low-odor, water clean-up part. I picked up Minwax wood finish in Jacobean. Even though it is a thick formula, it does not hide whatâs underneath. Mix using known volumes of each stain - if you test using teaspoons, you can duplicate it using pints, gallons or buckets. Any input if you know the stain color, or input on the difference between dark walnut â¦ Besides, you can use it if you are looking for a little darker stain. I hope this helps somebody before the… It dries out into a semi-transparent finish, Does not need a primer as it is both a stain and a sealer. Oak is a hardwood that is much more expensive than pine. All Rights Reserved. I'm so excited. I have a before and after. Itâs an excellent waterproofing product. Its area of coverage is lower compared to other sealers available in the market; this implies that you might need several gallons to get the work done. When it comes to varnishes, you need to be extra careful; every time that you get it wrong with this kind of stain, you will notice that the final product would either look cheap or of poor quality. Additionally, I am building in an apartment and it was great to have a water-based stain that hardly smelled and was SUPER easy to clean up (I even dropped a bit on the carpet and you can't tell where, just a bit of soap and warm water and it's gone!). Ebony 2718 ... View Product Page. This time, I want to have the espresso finish on the nursery wall system.... My question is, can you stain MDF and get a good stain of espresso on it? I know this is late for the original poster, but in case others find this thread, I want to second the above poster who mentioned General Finishes stain. Dark Walnut is a stain by Minwax. Then play around with it until you get the scrap looking the way you want it. This product, Old Masters 12504 Wiping Stain, arguably the best stain for pine because of its versatility. Have your flooring finisher make a few samples for you using a Satin or Matte polyurethane finish over the stain and go from there. We serve all of NE Ga from Atlanta to Athens, from Lake Hartwell to Lake Oconee. It doesn’t lean towards being red at all and has a beautiful richness to it. Itâs available in up to 28 beautiful colors. First, itâs not an expensive product, yet it offers so much protection to your pine with reliable durability.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'woodcritique_com-large-mobile-banner-1','ezslot_1',115,'0','0'])); This product is a wiping stain; hence it is thicker and a little heavy compared to other penetrating stains. and different recipes. I did have to use a small brush for the corners and cracks and such but thats not a big deal. I've found the Jacobean to be a little cooler or more of black-toned brown than the dark walnut. I used the GF High Performance water based Poly-Acrylic blend top-coat and did 5 coats (I was able to do this in one day with a 2 hour wait in between). Ready Seal Pail Golden Pine Exterior Wood Stain, If you are working on a timeline, then this product is all that you need. She is scared to death that it still feels tacky. OLD MASTERS 12504 Wip Stain, Puritan Pine. Hi- we are struggling between jacobean, dark walnut and antique brown. 1 tsp + 1 tsp for testing can be scaled up to 1 can + 1 can for a room full of furniture when you like the color. Itâs easy to apply this product, besides it can cover a relatively large area of about 150 square feet per quart. It delivered rich, dark brown tones. 3. I also made sure to use a pre-stain wood conditioner, as this is recomended for light, soft woods, like pine. Red Oak Stain Red Oak Floors Stain On Pine Dark Wood Stain Pine Floors Dark Walnut Floors Gray Stain Hardwood Floor Stain Colors Wood Stain Colors Staining Floors Jacobean / Ebony Mix Many people always ask me what are my favorite floor stains and I wrote about my top 3 favorite dark â¦ We are building a house and I am going crazy trying to decide the stain for the oak floors. Hardwood Floor Stain Colors Home Home Remodeling Hardwood Floor Colors Wood Floors Wide Plank House Design New Homes Colorful Interiors Home Renovation That might affect whether you can use a watered down flat latex paint over it since I don't think you can use a latex product over an oil product without first using a primer, but I'm not positive. I would highly recommend chatting with someone at a Rockler or other woodworking store about your plans - they were really helpful to me and would know whether you might want to pre-condition on a soft wood like pine to make sure it comes out consistent. Stains, for example, can protect your wooden surfaces from coming into contact with water or scratching. We see a lot on the web about jacobean and dark walnut but not as much about antique brown. That could be cause they stained oak with it though. Itâs the perfect, medium-dark wood stain with golden highlights that show through the wood grain. Thanks to its thickness, this formula gives you so much control of the results that you desire because it allows you to cover the blemishes in the process. View Product Page. Totally understand on the kiddos keeping you busy. I'm sorry if this has been asked before, I tried to read through the posts but may have missed it. The Effects of Different Stains on Poplar Wood: A few weeks ago I wanted to see the effects of different stains on White Pine, well this time I used common Poplar that you can buy at Lowes or Home Depot. I've just completed building the shelf and am waiting to get the bench finished to start staining them both. I wasnât too crazy about it at first because I didnât think it was dark enough. They are mostly used on the hidden parts of furniture.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'woodcritique_com-large-mobile-banner-2','ezslot_7',117,'0','0'])); Wooden structures made of pine are, in most cases, difficult to stain, and thatâs why we encourage that you get the very best stain for pine. Disadvantageseval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'woodcritique_com-leader-2','ezslot_8',116,'0','0'])); As you look to purchase your stain for pine, you should know that there are several stains, and they donât perform similar functions. Duraseal has a huge color selection with 37 beautiful color choices currently offered. My husband thinks it would be better just to paint it and get it done but I want to eventually get all my furniture to match and I want this darker color so I'm willing to put in a bit more elbow grease to get it the way I want it right from the start. I've got a 5 yr old boy and an almost 2 year old girl. The next day, our super-nice “floor guy”, Frank, applied them to the floor to let us see the stains on our red oak floors. And by the way, your piece looks amazing! I'll try to post pictures tomorrow. After deliberating between Jacobean, Dark Walnut, Special Walnut and Provincial, we finally settled on Provincial as our favorite color stain. You can see the photo in my signature below. Ft. That turned out great! My project has come to a halt. After 5 coats, it is pretty smooth, but if I wanted it to be really really smooth, I would just keep on putting on the top coat. I do usually set all my photos to private, so I had to go uncheck them. I had to come back and tell you guys thanks for all the advice on getting an espresso finish!! The gel stain says to wait 8-24 hours between coats. I have enough strips of shirt left that I can just let the one I've been using dry out then pitch it and get a new one for the next layer. For example, if you want a country, farmhouse theme in your home, then you wonât want to stain your floors Dark Ebony or Jacobean, you would go for something like Early American or Colonial Maple. Itâs an oil-based formula with a semi-transparent look making it the best stain for pine. Please review Disclaimer and Terms of Service, Farmhouse Bed for American Girl or 18" Dolls, Frameless Bookshelf Customizeable Sizes Template, Trimmed and ready for Christmas - Dollhouse, our modified version of printers sideboard, http://www.facebook.com/photo......1387787838. Here is a 2 1/4 Red Oak floor with a Dark Walnut Stain and 3 coats of water base finish! If PBK is making theirs out of MDF, it looks like they have some sort of wood veneer on the outside. Offers your wooden surfaces from coming into contact with water or scratching your project until you the. Gel stain says to wait 8-24 hours between coats but i think i will definately have remove! 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