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Old 08-16-2012, 07:05 PM   #1
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Staining Hardwood Stairs


I have oak hardwood stairs,

what is the proper procedure for staining them and how do i do it?

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Old 08-16-2012, 07:24 PM   #2
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What shape are they in now?
Can you post a picture, sure is easyer making suggestions when we can see the same thing you can.

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here is a pic to give you an idea of what they look like now, but they arent finished. The railings and landing still have to be done.

how do u attach a photo to this! lol
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Is the wood raw,new unfinished?

If so---sand it 220 grit--scrape the corners with a cabinet scraper--then stain with a wood stain like Minwax or Varathane---wipe off excess before it dries--
Let it dry for 12 hours if you are using an oil based Polly --24 if you use a water based poly--
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