How To: Stain Wood

One of the most important steps when working with wood is finishing it properly. Applying a finish not only helps to preserve the wood by blocking out moisture and dirt, but also enhances the look, texture, and style of your woodwork. There are two main types of wood finishing:

  • Painting
  • Staining

This video from Ask the Builder will show you how to stain a new piece of wood to match other woods in and around your home. You’ll also learn a quick and easy tip to ensure you get the perfect color match.

For the highest quality specialty woods and lumber for decks, vanities, and other interior or exterior features, come to Southern Lumber in San Jose. We carry an excellent selection of woods and woodworking materials. Call (408) 297-9663 for more information.

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