05:52AM | 02/25/06
Member Since: 06/28/05
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I am in the process of staining cedar shutter and need advise on what type of products I should use - I want a natural looking dark wood stain and was told to use a semi- transparent stain by Cabot and not to use anything to seal it or protect it from weathering- we live very close to salt water and I want as much protection as possible - I know that painting is the best possible option but I want the beautiful wood to show - any suggestions


02:47PM | 02/28/06
Member Since: 07/28/02
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The semi-transparent stain would be a great choice just be sure to use an oil based one and do all sides of the wood. You DO NOT want to apply a clear over the stain as it will be a maintenance nightmare.


06:58AM | 03/01/06
Member Since: 06/28/05
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Just the info I needed- thank you


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