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Ok let's talk outdoor staining. You are right that the first thing you need to do is clean off any mold, dirt and green slime. As with decks, a good and cheap solution of TSP, bleach and water is a fine cleaner, no need for expensive premixed stuff. Using a one gallon garden sprayer, apply your TSP/bleach solution. Let it sit a bit, but not dry. Scrub with ...


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Everything Jack told you is correct. I will add a few thoughts on how to get the color close. i can visualize the color you are looking for, a deeply patina yellow pine that has a golden glow. Thinking minwax stains, you may want to start with something like golden oak, pecan or cherry, oil based stains. you can fade the more intense colors by adding ...


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With a little trial and error the stain can be matched, color wise. The character of the grain never will, but that minor detail will not stand out. My windows are stained pine with stained poplar trim surrounding the sash. The wood that makes up the sash does not have the size to make it a problem with the other specie of wood that is in the area. Do make a ...



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