Transform and protect a humble wooden planter using Resene Woodsman waterborne penetrating wood stain.
Ways with wood with Mark Rayner – 59
Difficulty level: Easy
You will need: a paintbrush, paint stirrer, sandpaper, treated timber planter and Resene Woodsman Penetrating Oil Stain tinted to Resene Touch Wood.
To get the look: Mark painted the wooden raised bed with Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Woodstock.
Other ideas: To create an attractive bleached wood effect, stain the pine with one coat of Resene Colorwood Rock Salt and allow to dry before applying the Resene Aquaclear.
Smooth any rough edges on the planter with coarse sandpaper.
Wipe away any sanding dust with a clean, dry paintbrush.
Carefully stir the Resene Woodsman with a paint stirrer.
Turn the planter upside down and apply one coat of Resene Woodsman to the base.
Turn the planter the right way up and apply one coat of Resene Woodsman to the inside.
Apply one coat of Resene Woodsman to the outer sides of the planter. Step two Wipe away any sanding dust with a clean, dry paintbrush.
Apply one coat of Resene Woodsman to the top rim of the planter. Leave to dry for 24 hours.
Apply a second coat of Resene Woodsman to the entire planter and allow to dry for 24 hours.
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