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Dairylander
Wood stain challenge

I'm sanding and refinishing a small patch of standard strip red oak flooring.
The room hasn't been refinished in 40 years, so the small area of fresh sand/poly is going to stick out like a sore thumb.
Does anyone know of a specific brand and color of wood stain that mimics the look of aged oak, so this fresh patch will blend in better?

A. Spruce
Re: Wood stain challenge

The best thing to do will be to take a sample of the flooring to a paint dealer such as Kelly Moore or Sherwin Williams and have them color match the old material. Hopefully you saved the old material or have a small piece of baseboard you can take in for the color match.

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