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Popular wood stains

Enhance the beauty of timber with these favourite wood stain finishes.

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Resene Smokey Ash
An aged wood hue, softened with a patina of smoke.


Resene Iroko
A dry nostalgic greyed brown.


Resene Crowshead
A traditional wood tar brown.


Resene Tiri
A modern deep grey.


Resene English Walnut
A sedate conservative nut brown.


Resene Bark
A deep warm woody brown.


Resene Cedar
An ebullient brown, high spirited and generous.


Resene Treehouse
A pigmented black and green mixed with brown.


Resene Natural
A lightly coloured warm timber, gives the illusion of new wood.


Resene Heartwood
A warmed light timber brown.


Resene Nutmeg
A golden brown, spicy and warm.


Resene Dark Oak
An English wood, brown and mellow.


Resene Bushtrack
A earthy blend of black, brown and green.


Resene Sheer Black
A modern black.


Resene Shadow Match
Is black with a shadow of brown.


Resene Pitch Black
A tar creosote black.


Resene Whitewash
An exciting way of achieving a whitewash effect on new timber or old weathered exterior timbers.


Resene Light Greywash


Resene Mid Greywash


Resene Oiled Cedar
The ultimate cedar look, natural enhancement for the real thing.

Decorating with wood stains...

Always try out your colours using a Resene testpot in the area you plan to paint before you start your painting project - that’s the best way to confirm the colour looks right before you start painting. You can also can order drawdowns online.

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