Ash is a beautiful light colored wood. It takes stain very well and can be used for many patterns and applications.
Cherry is a very popular wood because of its beautiful reddish color. The contrast of the wood with dark stains is exquisite.
Maple's light, creamy color makes it a striking wood for tiles. Light colored stains look refined with maple's coloring.
Oak naturally occurs from very light hues to dark ones. It also takes stain very well. Oak can be used for many patterns and applications as a result of its versatility.
Walnut has gorgeous wood grain and is the darkest of the woods used. It is stunning with an oil hand rubbed finish, without any stain.
There are a number of other hardwoods available for special orders. Simply let us know if you have a specific wood in mind.
Minwax water based stains come in over 200 gorgeous colors to fit just right into your design. In addition to all the color choices, there is an option for color matching. Also, the stains come in both a solid and semi-transparent version.
Please visit the Minwax website to get a closer look at the colors or drop by participating hardware stores to pick up a color guide.
Water based stains keep their color well, provide a richer hue of color, do not have harmful odor or fumes, are not flammable, and are extremely mildew and mold resistant.
General Finishes water based products include both a water based wood stain and dye stain.
Please note that the color charts above are showing each color applied to oak and maple.
Please visit the General Finishes website to get a closer look at the colors or drop by participating hardware stores to pick up a color guide.