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coco9 wrote:Jan 21, 2011
  • jmitch23
    What kinds of stain is that?
  • maskellsandy
    I love the finish on the pine. Could you please tell me what product was used?
ajaggersrrt wrote:Jan 21, 2014
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    KellyBaron
    No issues other than the pine will yellow with age. As long as there is no rapid change in moisture it should be fine. Climate will play a role. Hope this helps..
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    Select Hardwood Floor Co.
    T&G materials both hardwood & softwood make great additions to many design formats.

    As producers of T&G hardwood flooring, we've been getting more requests for similar materials intended for use on both walls &/or ceilings... some in pine & fir.

    Many people make the mistake (IMO) of installing material UN-finished... and then shooting final color &/or finish without sanding... this leaves & accents the "mill marks"... which may go unnoticed by everyone but a woodworker, but CORRECT sanding makes huge difference in the final outcome... once again, in my opinion.

    Being SOFT woods doesn't make them any less prone to damage resulting from swings in the humidity or weather.
    So... we typically sand & PRE-finish the materials, and while we're in process, we often "back-prime" the lumber as well... which establishes a balance between top & bottom, and helps offset the effects moisture may have if only one side of the material is sealed. Especially if it's being used outdoors.
    And there is certainly a "trick" to sanding and staining softwoods...
    Also, nowadays there are many "non-yellowing" finishes available, which HELPS by the fact that the finish itself, doesn't yellow (amber).
Marsha Bannister wrote:Feb 29, 2016
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    KellyBaron

    The sofa is a custom design which is made into 2 sections for easier moving and cleaning around and under. . Its large and quite deep . the fabric is a washable belgium linen.

Tricia Alcindor wrote:Feb 22, 2015
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    KellyBaron

    ontario knotty pine

rpwild wrote:Nov 19, 2013
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    KellyBaron
    the pine on the walls shown is raw.

What Houzz contributors are saying:

vanessa_brunner
Vanessa Brunner added this to Wedding Fever: Brit Design on the MindApr 20, 2011

The traditional colorway of the Union Jack makes it a great accessory choice for any decorating style. It works great as a pillow in this cabin…

decordemon
decordemon added this to Design Dilemma: I Need Lake House Decor Ideas!Jan 19, 2011

In her question, modryja notes that her husband's first choice for the walls was knotty pine. It's definitely the most classic choice and is certain not to just be a fad. The yellow-ish hue can be limiting when putting together color choices; I often recommend painting the wood out white for a fresh look.

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amyjjj added this to BarnJan 5, 2019

downstairs barn, pillows and colors

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Joanne Cafiero added this to Lakeview Living RoomJul 1, 2018

anything goes color wise here. don't like the mix.

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