I have a home built somewhere around 1910. There is a lot of yellow pine trim, which I think is finished with varnish, which has darkened over the last 100 years.
I am fixing up some areas of the house, and have to replace some of the moulding with new. I am using yellow pine and varnish, but don't know how to match the color. I had a local store mix a stain to match, but the color soaks into the wood too much, and the color doesn't really come close. I think I need a color that sets on the surface, not one that soaks in.
Can anyone help me figure out the right process or type of stain, etc. to get the color to match?