I created this mixed wood wall with cheap wood paneling from Lowes, leftover stain and paneling nails for around $40. UncookieCutter.com

Mixed Wood Wall - Easy & Cheap DIY

I created this mixed wood wall with cheap wood paneling from Lowes, leftover stain and paneling nails for around $40. UncookieCutter.com

Minwax stains (one coat) on pine plywood from left to right-special walnut, early American, provincial, chestnut (gel), aged oak (gel) and cherrywood (gel).

Minwax stains (one coat) on pine plywood from left to right-special walnut, early American, provincial, chestnut (gel), aged oak (gel) and cherrywood (gel).

minwax stains we have used "provincial" and been VERY happy. since we almost always use red oak, we know exactly how it will look...provincial is a very neutral, medium brown stain color. (when i say "neutral" i mean a color that doesn't read red or yellow or grey.)  here are my favorite "neutral" minwax stains, in order from dark to light:

minwax stains we have used "provincial" and been VERY happy. since we almost always use red oak, we know exactly how it will look...provincial is a very neutral, medium brown stain color. (when i say "neutral" i mean a color that doesn't read red or yellow or grey.) here are my favorite "neutral" minwax stains, in order from dark to light:

Stain Color Guide - Minwax; we have 110 year old heart pine floors throughout the house; deciding on English Chestnut; porches are white oak; kitchen cabinets and thresholds are Kentucky Coffeetree

Stain Color Guide - Minwax; we have 110 year old heart pine floors throughout the house; deciding on English Chestnut; porches are white oak; kitchen cabinets and thresholds are Kentucky Coffeetree

I sing praises for reclaimed and salvaged wood all the time.  I love the look, and I love what the look represents: history.  But sometimes, it's just not practical for me to use it, so…

Layering Stain Technique

I sing praises for reclaimed and salvaged wood all the time. I love the look, and I love what the look represents: history. But sometimes, it's just not practical for me to use it, so…

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