duraseal dark walnut vs jacobean

I only want to create more pieces, just so I can stain them, haha! It took me forever to find this site! We hope you feel welcome and maybe find inspiration, because we should all love where we live.". The first of the dark stains we tried was also the more neutral in tone. This is another mid-range stain color, but with a more neutral base undertone. What is the most popular stain color? Such useful info! 5 thumbs up for you in my book. We used Jacobean everywhere after testing a small area and it hid the old spots, and the old and new floors matched! This is a fabulous post! My project is to build a side table and coffee table using 1/2″ black iron pipe and then picking an edge glued wood for the top of it. Extremely helpful!! The photos are so nice. #walnuthardwoodflooringredoak #woodflooringstain They often do. This will hopefully help you see how Pine, Birch, Poplar, White Oak and Red Oak’s undertones play with different stain undertones. I think the huge variation in poplar might drive me a little crazy, but birch does look awful stunning in those two dark stains. Hi! Never saw this before. Whatever you do, I would stay away from reds and red undertones. However, I noticed in your photos showing Dark Walnut and Jacobean, the pine samples for each color look much lighter than the same colors do in the photo of only pine boards with all of the colors. What can be mixed with #2716 Dk Walnut penetrating stain, to bring out a touch of red. If there’s anything we don’t want, it’s for the floors to be too light. I was surprised how much I liked the poplar in the white stain, I would never have thought to try that, but it really calms down the purples and greens that poplar has, without making it look dull and boring. I wanted to know how well birch took stain. Isn’t that going to make staining tricky – as shown with this post, different woods take on different looks? Please be patient... We're looking up all of your individual pricing and inventory levels. The pine looks SO MUCH better with the conditioner. I’ve been seeking for good stain for my bedroom pine furniture. I’d love more in-depth stain experiments. Dura Seal Wood Stain contains a rich blend of oil and resin that gives hardwood floors a soft, satiny sheen. I’m curious of a recipe for red oak to match white oak. This makes me want to get some wood and stain it for a piece in my house. Ft. of 4/4 and 10 Bd. Ft. of 6/4. <3, Thank you SO much for this post!! Or 3 coats stain? Poplar has green undertones. Thank you for follow us! Oh also, I came across your from The Lil House That Could. I really like the Jacobean, yet what light stain would you suggest as contrast? Birch is a hardwood (both yellow and white) and rates a 4 out of 5 on the hardness scale. I loved pine with the lights and darks, but not the medium stains. Without being in the space we can’t really say, but one thing I would do is find a piece of red oak that matches the finish of your banister etc. So I remembered your post and whipped it up.. thank you. That being said, I do love pine in those middle shades. 123/223 Coffee Brown. We came to picked Oak after looking into wax-based finishes (Bona, etc.) Or a sort of gray stain that would really cut the yellow could work! Anyway, I think I just need to condition the boards… as you stated and provided evidence! And I didn’t realize how much I loved birch and poplar before this! But I hope this is helpful. The floors were refinished by a previous home owner, so I don’t know exactly what color to call it, haha. You guys did a fantastic job with this. if you have other ideas let me know. And of course it is orange once again. Now I can’t wait to do the downstairs, which are white oak floors. I am limited on cabinet space so I am doing diy open shelves in our kitchen and I just knew your blog was the place to go for tips on mixing wood tones! Im looking for the perfect stain for my coffee table made of poplar. We are about to have ours stained – tomorrow! This video shows you the final look when refinishing old hardwood flooring. It delivered rich, dark brown tones. Last, is the redder of the two dark stains we experimented with. Minwax is my go to stain. Thanks for the inspiration. Darn! Useful helpful post. So thorough. Natural wood tones vary, so expect your final stain color to vary slightly from board to board. Ultimately, I think I’ll need to coordinate a color so that I can leave the inside of the cabinets gold, which suggests black to me. It helped me tremendously! And I thought the pickled looked good on red oak – you didn’t?! And the second one is ‘General Finishes Oil Base Gel Stain’ I read about in this article https://woodimprove.com/best-wood-stains/#product1. Any insight on how the gold would affect the stain color? I love the simply white but don’t want it to turn pink as it ages! You can get a matte finish polycrylic and that often causes the least amount of change. YOU ARE AWESOME. You can see clearly the wood’s color undertones (yellow, pink, green, neutral, red) but they aren’t nearly as pronounced. 10 Gifts I Got For My Girlfriends This Year, Faye’s Bedroom Transformation and her dream “Princess Bed”, https://woodimprove.com/best-wood-stains/#product1, http://www.hardwoodinfo.com/consumer/rediscovering-hardwoods/types-of-wood/. Not too! I’m considering using a dark stain, which will work better with the stone counter top color. Especially learning about the wood conditioner. Think of all trim and stair parts as furniture. However, going really light has some appeal, too, but I can just envision that dingy gold coming through! Our flooring store offers every color in gallons and in quarts. I’ve heard that using ebony obliterates contrast. Took us too much time in make this video. 'http' : 'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)) {e = d.createElement(s);e.id = id;e.src = p + '://' + 'widgets.rewardstyle.com' + '/js/shopthepost.js';d.body.appendChild(e);}if(typeof window.__stp === 'object') if(d.readyState === 'complete') {window.__stp.init();}}(document, 'script', 'shopthepost-script'); Your email address will not be published. This was such a great post! This rich blend of oil and resin gives hardwood floors a soft, satiny sheen. Yes, the harder (denser) the wood, like yellow or white birch or maple, oak, the more difficult it is to accept stains where you want darker results. Call us crazy, but the stain will be going throughout the house (see floor plan here), so we want to make sure it’s absolutely perfect. Lastly, we thought it would be beneficial to see all the same wood type with different stains in one picture. My walls will be white dove and we are doing grays and blues. As a reminder, here are all the types of wood in their natural, raw state: 1. I appreciate any thoughts on this. Love your post! Sunny. I do wish we could take it further :) I have a half dozen (or more) cans of Minwax! We liked the extra-dark grain, but didn’t feel like the other browns were rich enough. I’m also learning a lot from the feedback responses. Try reactivating it to view this content. This is so helpful as we’re trying to pick a stain color for a piece of furniture. They look incredible. I love your choice( I am partial to that shade of wood) and from what you described early on as to what you were looking for I was pretty sure that this was the one you would settle on. All of the wood types accepted the stain well, except the non-conditioned Birch side. I was also thinking it wasn’t sanded. Turns out, it looks great with the right treatment. Great article – one of the very best I’ve seen on the effects of Minwax stains on different woods. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I thought the pickled looked nice too. I’m about to work on a project that consists of staining some wood, so would appreciate any tips! Do you know how Chestnut stains? Thanks so much for any insight you might have! I agree with Sarah! Thank you again for all the time you put into keeping the general public informed. Thanks for this! Excellent resource. looking to refinish our hardwood floors. I loved this. Good luck with your new floors! I love this! I would test it in a discreet area. :D Thanks for the comparison – so useful!! I know that Jacobean was also in the running at the time. Sad face. This was very helpful in moving forward with our birch project! We are ultra-excited that it’s finally time for this point in the renovation. Would you do the simply white in a house that might be your forever house? Seriously though, I came here looking for some ideas of which wood to use and which stain and now it’s even harder to decide what I want to do. Love this post. I have some white oak chairs I bought half finished from an antiques place and stained dark walnut… they came out like a dream. Hope that helps!! Brilliant- thank you for doing the work . Probably, but you’d likely need a combo of stains and I’m not sure what that combo would be. Thank you so much. I’ll be 75 in January and am in the process of making my last big project – a daybed that will eventually be used as my casket. I personally like their water based Polycrylic. A few posts ago, we talked about hardwood floor stain colors. Thanks for that. The unconditioned Birch side, again, struggled with accepting the stain, but you can also see the conditioned side of each board is slightly darker. Actually, we did 3 coats of polly. My White Oak with Golden Oak Stain is going to look great this weekend :). which is not what I want.please help. Any idea how many coats of stain/poly you used? Thankyou for doing this! It was extremely helpful. Dilute ? Curious how an oil based vs water based would affect the colors especially on the white oak. I have read you can bleach red Oak but don’t know how labor-intensive that is I was told my original 1930s floor could not be refinished So picked white oak which I prefer but then a different refinisher said yes they can be refinished. more expensive) and there was some improvement. Thanks so much! In the past, if what I stained was too intense, I mixed a little light grey paint with lots of water, brushed it over the stained wood, then wiped it off. I have most of my new doors (they were about a $100 a piece, so they are poplar I guess, maybe birch) painted repose Gray on one side, but the other side I want to stain. Minwax makes a a few really great topcoats. never regretted the choice!! I am restoring a significantly damaged Gunn barrister bookcase….in oak….and your comparison has helped me finalize my choice! By far the best post I’ve seen on explaining the nuances of staining wood. I’m about to make a few frames with pine and I’ll definitely be getting the conditioner now! The effect can change not only from stain to stain, but from wood species to wood species and even from one board to another within the same wood species. Same with hinges. Thanks for this post. Within seconds of being handed the sample deck, I said, “Yep, this is it!” We had our reservations about it being too dark, but we wanted to see it on the floor just in case. :) Thank you so much for this post!! Cabot makes a good one, and you can get it from Lowe’s. It doesn’t look like it from the red oak samples. lighten, darken, turn redder, etc.)? All rights reserved. On a side note, am I the only one that reads these blog posts in Julia’s voiceover since they started the podcast? window.fd('form', { Now, the faux wood floors have tones of walnut and the counter tops are white and I’m trying to do my shelves in something that will go with all the different tones but not be too matchy-matchy. Exactly what I needed to move forward with my project! I have debating about what the difference a primer or conditioner will make, this was a big help! Thank you so much for doing this post. we have it on our stairs and railings which is gorgeous too. Oh dear. ft./gallon Number of Coats 1 to 2 VOC 550 Shelf Life 2 years :). You could even paint it a contrasting color! Any experience or advise with this? Any suggestions. I’m interested in the simply white stain. White scares me with upkeep/kids but afraid stain won’t go with design I’m going for. My first go around I noticed an embarrassing amount of blotching from the stain. I would also love to see more, especially different stains on wood used for fences. I think some people just don’t care about that sort of thing! It can be applied over any wood but is especially necessary when working with soft or porous woods like pine, alder, birch, and maple. Neal…just curious….what stain are you going with for an A&C piece? It will really help me to choose the right product for the wood floor of my future house. Instead of the wood grains picking up redness, you can see they all went a very neutral brown. I really want to stain some birch wood in a medium reddish stain now, for a MCM inspired TV cabinet. Appreciate your help :). 5. and test out the stain first. I’m open to suggestions on which of the ones here to use or if you have something else I should look at (different color stain), let me know! Minwax Pickled Oak. Thank you for taking the time to do it. Top to Bottom: Nutmeg, Provincial, Special Walnut, Jacobean. We want something with no red in it and is pretty dark but not as dark as ebony. It absolutely helped me to decide on a stain color for our floors, and we will use conditioner, which I wasn’t aware was even an option! It’s a little smelly. This next picture was also taken last night… Do you know by chance if you could go over the Jacobean with the simply white to get some contrast? This is so helpful!! I have made two wooden pieces for self use, and I had no clue how much FUN staining could be! I would like to figure out a way to make them look the same but really don’t like the pink red undertone . You’re 2 best options are to go as dark as possible (e.g. This was incredibly helpful! I would like the ‘old world’ type of look to the finish. No wonder white oak is the HG of wood flooring. The other woods took the stain well, with more redness coming out of the conditioned sides of the boards. My question is this: we ripped up the carpet and it looks like there is red oak underneath and the new wood that was put down in the new part of the house looks like a white oak. With stain, more layers likely wouldn’t help because the wood is still supposed to come through. Chestnut Ebony Sedona Red Coffee Brown Classic Gray Rosewood English Chestnut Red Mahogany Early American Jacobean Antique Brown Colonial Maple Special Walnut Spice Brown Provincial Cherry Gunstock Medium … And yes on the water popping! Thanks! I would like to stain it in a Jacobean Blend with gray 75-25, Dark Walnut or Espresso but I am not seeing many examples out there of Acacia being used or re-stained. Yeah, it all depends on who you ask. Description. Frank and his crew are coming in next week to begin the staining process! It is the matte-est sealer I have ever seen or used. Yes! Our floors are … a maple color, I guess? Very helpful. 128/228 Medium Brown. Brand- Minwax stains actually have less pigment in them compared to others like Mohawk, etc. You’re right, there are so many iterations you could do of wood and stains. We did provincial stain lightened 50%. Guess I’ll have to ask the girlfriend what her preference is and I’ll build it to her specs. Thanks! Maybe a celebratory Ukrop’s cupcake will have to do until we move in, though : ). They look too orangey for my liking which I find happens frequently with stains and now wonder if I can go over them in a neutral darker stain but it will be a major mess, time commitment and height bravery (as they are on high parts of our house). I was going to use quarter sawn white oak vs. quarter sawn red oak. As we mentioned, we narrowed down our options to three: Dark Walnut, Ebony and Jacobean. I know that they are very similar, especially when you compare the digital swatches, but the actual paper-copy swatches make the two colors look kinda different, with the Dark Walnut appearing slightly redder than the Jacobean. That is bland. Learn how your comment data is processed. Great job. The pine board looked the least natural with this stain. this post has disappeared…. Thank you, thank you, thank you! I am so glad I found this post and your blog. Had I known that I would’ve picked red oak again for my kitchen although it’s not my preference. Also wondering if there is much difference between Bona Jacobean and DuraSeal? I just wanted to say thank you so much for taking the time to do this. None of the charts here state what kind of wood is being tested. I was really impressed with it! 2. : ). thank you for showing me how to stain my red oak cabinets. The first one is ‘Minwax Wood Finish Penetrating Wood Stain’ that you mention in your article. Naturals in a very red way. Great Post! Dura Seal Penetrating Finish Quick Coat - Dark Walnut-quart 4.4 out of 5 stars 3. I’m sure you have saved many of us from buying the wrong stain/wood combination for a project. The pine turned more gray than anything. Minwax Simply White. Very helpful. In addition to our lighting experiments, we went through an extensive process of elimination to make sure we were making the right decision. This is a really cool post. My mistake! Great post & great blog!! How many coats did you apply and how long did you leave each coat on for? Anyway – thank you again! 131/231 Ebony. I’m surprised how subtle simply white was on oak, less painted white looking than I expected. Do more!! Thank you! When you answered 3 coats, does that mean 1 coat stain and 2 poly? 50/50 ebony/dark walnut blend or ebony) OR go as light as possible (i.e. Would the stain obscure more of the grain if left on more than 2 minutes? Poplar looked awesome in almost every one except the Golden Pecan. This is SUCH a helpful post! The Jacobean was a one of our choices, I’m leaning toward Ebony now with 2 coats. Any help would be appreciated. You want some contrasts. Hooray for floor stain! Hopefully I’ll be able to decide if this is something I want to tackle. After reading so much about poplar being “homely”, I thought it would behave closer to pine. Really! I’m nervous I won’t like how it turns out. Thanks for pulling this together! 6. Poor kitchen floors, they deserved to match! This is a wonderful write up. Love my pine floors! This is SO and great and helpful- I seriously loved reading this and studying the results. I prefer Red Oak. Exactly what I was looking for. DuraSeal® Quick Coat Penetrating Finish is a semi-transparent dark walnut stain formulated to seal, color, and provide exceptional durability when used on bare wood and masonry surfaces. The wood types we chose also are vastly different, ranging from extremely soft (birch) to hard (red oak) with undertones all over the map. We’re in a rental so we’re stuck with the very dark mahogany cabinets with brushed silver hardware. My only complaint is that you DID NOT WATERMARK YOUR PHOTOS!! Thanks so much for putting this together. Originally, the old doors, were all maple and at one point in the 80’s, my mom had the door facing the living area painted along with along with a lot of of solid-wood paneling. The last time I did research for a staining project I couldn’t find this info, glad I looked again and found yours, you did the testing so we don’t have to. We are building a house and trying to choose stains for maple cabinets and pine beams and French doors. We also love the mixture of  rich, dark browns. What color stain would you use to achieve a blonde look with Douglas fir? Nov 30, 2014 - Red Oak with Jacobean Stain THIS IS THE ONE! Thank You, Thank You Thank You for doing this. We especially recommend that on a project like this, that takes so long to do and has a very prominent visual presence in your home. I see more red in the dW – am I correct? I love the white oak with the simply white stain. |  Work With Us  |  Disclaimer + Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us. Dura Seal Quick Coat Penetrating Finish 171 Dark Walnut Hardwood Flooring Stain. Other popular choices are Dark Walnut, Classic Gray, and Early American. Really enjoyed this post! Thanks, all! I’ll use your post to give her some examples. Yes, this is my childhood home. It turned out a very neutral, medium brown colour. Plywood if usually birch veneered for these reasons. I know I will always reference this post! :). So interesting to see the stains all lined up. Oh and I’m spraying the shelf bracket flat black. Tough to know! Thanks for this post! If you’re not having success with home improvement store products to get the color you’re after, paying just a bit more for a different brand can really help (or vice versa if you’re wondering why a different brand is giving much darker color). I was wondering how the oak would look with a stain – now I have a better idea! But the Dark Walnut goes with our new wood floors and the vibe of our house better. Oct 22, 2019 - Explore Stacey Yoong's board "duraseal stain" on Pinterest. Kind Regards, Susan Your post was the clincher. In my mind, it would have a similar effect to the red oak, but I’ve never worked with mahogany before. Putting something on paper usually does change the color tone and it can’t really be judged until you see the real thing, especially since wood will soak some of it up. If this is a potential series, I’d love more in depth on layering stains and working with Gel Stains as that is surprisingly easy to do but provides very ‘next level’ results. Amazing photography as well. Looks great! You can also find her over at Ashley Brown Creative, which is the home to her online store and brand + web design services. We feel like we should have a floor staining party or something! Thank for doing this! It’s the perfect, medium-dark wood stain with golden highlights that show through the wood grain. We see a lot on the web about jacobean and dark walnut but not as much about antique brown. This is a great post and helped me decide which stain to use on the twin bed my husband is making for our son! DuraSeal Quick Coat Penetrating Finish 175 Jacobean Hardwood Flooring Stain 1 qt Stains DuraSeal Quick Coat Penetrating Finish (175 jacobean sheen) is a semi-transparent stain formulated to seal, color and provide exceptional durability when used on bare wood and masonry surfaces. Thank you for doing this! It totally removes the red/pink undertones! They will never match but they are closer than before. Last, is the redder of the two dark stains we experimented with. We’re so glad you stopped by, and we hope you decide to stick around for a while. And yes, the prestain saves the day on birch. Hi, I have sanded an old pine dresser that was coated years ago in an orangy shellac. Haha! Olympic Stain 56500-5 Maximum Waterproofing Sealant, 5 Gallons, Clear 4.4 out of 5 stars 429. This was perfectly timed! hi, this thread was from five years ago. Any thoughts or stains you might suggest would be so grately appreciated. It will look fine. Poplar looked a little bit like watermelon. Not only does the hardness effect how a wood will accept stain (harder woods tend to accept stains better and more evenly) but also the natural color of the wood. Bravo! Help! This really helped me determine the piece I am working on is red oak! Minwax is always my go-to for wood staining, I’ve been using it for almost 20 years now. I have a red oak floor I’d like to redo. Oh no! DURA SEAL Penetrating Finish is a semi-transparent stain formulated to seal, color and provide exceptional durability when used on bare wood and masonry surfaces. At first I was planning on pine because it’s cheaper…just not sure which stain to use…then I thought I would spend a little more and get red oak…now I have come here and I’m not sure if I want poplar, white oak, or red oak. Should I layer a bit of white and with a gray that I wipe off quickly? Thanks for sharing. I’ll be saving this as reference for all of my future projects :), Love this, thank you! Did I mention we bought bright orange appliances by the Big Chill pro line? Loved seeing all the side by side comparisons. Thanks again. Minwax Golden Pecan. When working with maple or birch, you usually leave the stain on longer to achieve a darker result. Minwax Jacobean. This helps a lot!! This is the type of post I love since I learn from it and wouldn’t want to put the $ into it myself. are you still pleased with your choice of Dark Walnut on your red oak floors? Ex: contractors squatting in my back room at night, appliances stolen (we were in a motel for 9 months) problems with pouring concrete flooring, broken pipes under the foundation and last but not least, the City of Houston. 112 Golden Oak* 175 Jacobean* 137/237 Spice Brown. Of course you didn’t do the two stains I’ve been wondering about (Provincial and Driftwood) but still ;-) Guess I will have to do my own small test for the stained shelves I’m installing in our wall nook. We refinished and extended our original hardwood floors and there were gross dark stains on the original floors which didn’t sand out. Also, which wood would be most like maple? Do you have an picture example you could link me too? Thank you. These don’t have poly on them. 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