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Dark Stain on Oak?

Posted by famof4 (My Page) on
Fri, Jun 15, 12 at 16:52

We have 50year old oak hardwood floors. I would like to have real dark stain, looking like walnut color. Any suggestions?

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RE: Dark Stain on Oak?

Depending how dark you want i would try a couple of these colors and then adjust to preference.

From lighter to darker
All stains colors are from personal choice of DuraSeal.
-med. brown
-rosewood( dark but has a dark red undertone)
-coffee brown
-ebony (black but can be added to a lighter stain to darken)

RE: Dark Stain on Oak?

We did Minwax Dark Walnut on our stairs. Floors of the adjacent room are solid walnut, no stain.


RE: Dark Stain on Oak?

I used duraseal special walnut over oak followed by a commercial matte finish water based poly. I love my floors. This isn't a great picture, but its all I could find right now.... they are much darker in person. Jacobean was a very nice color also, but a bit too dark for us.


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