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How to Apply Wood Stain Techniques

When staining wood, use proper techniques in order to achieve a professional-looking finish.

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Top 73 Staining Projects

  1. 1. Staining a Garage Floor (01:00)

    Here's a Garage Mahal quick tip on staining a garage floor.

  2. 2. 4th Street Front Porch Repairs (00:01:26)

    Nicole repairs the 4th Street house's rotting front porch floor and rails.

  3. 3. How to Add Acid Stain to a Concrete Floor

    Applying acid stain to a concrete floor can add dramatic marbling and give a depth of color not available in any other type of floor. T...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 4. Sanding and Finishing Wood (01:48)

    Bruce Bogartz and a friend give advice on staining and sanding wood.

  5. 5. Scoring and Staining Concrete (02:55)

    Instructions for scoring lines in a concrete slab.

  6. 6. Create a Modern Bookcase and Abstract Room Divider

    Give a bedroom a modern touch with an abstract design for a curtain room divider and a bookcase makeover.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 7. How to Stain a Hardwood Floor

    Tackle this project yourself to save a bundle while giving your floors a fresh look.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 8. Outdoor Dining, Spanish Style (00:03:07)

    Sisters help Sara finish a Spanish-style dining are for their parents.

  9. 9. Staining a Banister (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics on staining a banister.

  10. 10. Sanding and Preparing Wood Before Staining

    DIY experts offers advice on wood preparation for staining. Wood staining can greatly enhance the natural grain, shades and textures of...

  11. 11. How to Apply Concrete Stain

    An old drab concrete pad can look fresh and new with an application of concrete stain and sealer.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 12. Staining a Garage Floor (00:01:00)

    Here's a Garage Mahal quick tip on staining a garage floor.

  13. 13. Updating a Deck

    Find out how a few easy updates can make your old wood deck look like new.

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  14. 14. Decorative Paint Technique: Distressing Instructions

    Distressing is the modern approach to creating a timeless treasure.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  15. 15. Staining Concrete (01:00)

    Jason Cameron has some quick tips for staining unsightly concrete.

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