Oak stain recommendations for hemlock.

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Oak stain recommendations for hemlock.

Post by Sparky70 » Sun Sep 02, 2018 1:53 pm

Hi, Im looking for a recommended suitable stain for hemlock wood ?
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Re: Oak stain recommendations for hemlock.

Post by Job and Knock » Sun Sep 02, 2018 5:17 pm

Hemlock will take-up stain in a similar way to pine, so you are possibly best off using a pre-conditioner such as Minwax Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner before staining proper - this will much reduce the tendency to blotchiness that softwoods have
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