Will white birch yellow over time?

joyce_6333February 10, 2011

Are there any woodworkers out there that can give me expert advice on this.

We are building a home with vaulted ceiling in the great room which will be covered in T/G white birch. I'm wondering if we put a clear finish on it, will it yellow over time? Or should we use a light stain? Flooring in the room will be natural hickory, and trim and build-ins will be oak stained chestnut. Our builder thinks a clear coat would look best.

I've asked this on the building forum, too, and they thought I should white wash it. I'm just not able to envision this.

Thanks for your feedback.

Joyce

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
brickeyee

The finish is very likely to change slightly, no matter what the wood also does.

    Bookmark   February 11, 2011 at 10:54AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Kitchen Island panel made from veneer??
So we just had custom cabinets made for our kitchen...
kluken
Finish for mantle
We had someone make a mantle from pine and while it's...
Jennifer White Green
southern yellow pine ceilings - how to tone down yellow
Hi, all. We are currently building: natural cherry...
hjs
Fence construction & what to use for finish
My fence is coming along nicely! Started last fall...
kashka_kat
Need help matching wood stain color
The molding in our kitchen was not completed when we...
candeelyn
Sponsored Products
White Large 'Flowers' Garden Pot
$11.99 | zulily
Montgomery Daybed
Overstock.com
Classic Home Furniture - Novato 36" Gathering Table In White -...
Great Furniture Deal
Progress Lighting Outdoor Lighting. LED White Horizontal Step Light
Home Depot
Safavieh Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug: Safavieh Rugs Chelsea White/Black 6 ft. x 9
Home Depot
Handmade Solid Pattern Yellow/ Gold Wool Rug (5 x 8)
Overstock.com
RION Furniture - Albert Dresser in White Weathered - GDRE167WW
Great Furniture Deal
Avanity MADISON-VS48-LE-B Madison 48 in. Vanity Combo with Beige Marble Top
Blue Bath
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™