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Forum topic by Canofworms posted 06-15-2014 01:48 AM 840 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-15-2014 01:48 AM

So I replaced all the trim in my house with arts and crafts style made from # 2 pine.
I picked through the home depot stuff to avoid knots as best as possible.

I planned to paint it, but not that I see how nice it looks I think maybe I should stain it.

I don’t like the look of crappy stained pine, but I think I can match the white oak floors in my house with some thought and consideration.

I am wondering if a coat of wood hardener after the stain would make this more durable.

What do you think?


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#1 posted 06-15-2014 01:50 AM

I’m thinking you should experiment on some scrap.

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#2 posted 06-15-2014 02:02 AM

Prob a good idea.

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