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Stain Formulas

The folowing stain formula is for Oak, Pine and Poplar. Both Pine and Poplar require an application of W conditioner to the wood prior to staining. *This is a quart formula*


Sherwin-Williams Wood Classics Stain - Fruitwood Base (A49N202)

Foxwood (fruitwood base) B1 Black - 5/32 + 1/64
R2 Maroon - 21/32 + 1/128
Y1 Yellow - 10/32
Y3 Deep Gold - 24/32 + 1/64

Oak Trim Stain Options

Light Oak - Minwax Fruitwood Stain plus:

Green Colorant - 1/32 + 1/64
Red Colorant - 1/32

Dark Oak - Minwax Provincial Stain plus:

Green Colorant - 2/32

Cherry Oak - Minwax Red Oak Stain plus:

Green Colorant - 22/32


Popular Trim Stain Options

Light Oak - Sherwin-Williams Wood Classics Golden Oak Plus:

White Colorant - 20/32
Red Colorant - 5/32
Green Colorant - 2/32 + 1/128

Dark Oak - Minwax Fruitwood Stain Plus:

Black Colorant - 28/32
Red Oxide Colorant - 3/32
Raw Umber COlorant - 3/32
Yellow Oxide Colorant - 3/32
Green Colorant - 2/32

Cherry - Minwax Red Oak Stain Plus:

Green Colorant - 1/32

The above formulations are based on quart sizes being tinted by Sherwin-Williams. We do not have any current formulas provided for pine trim due to the difficulty in staining pine on a consistent basis.

Suburban will not be held liable for above mentioned information. Use at your risk.