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Wooden planter

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.

Step 1 how to stain a wooden planter
Step one
Smooth any rough edges on the planter with coarse sandpaper.
Step 2 how to stain a wooden planter
Step two
Wipe away any sanding dust with a clean, dry paintbrush.
Step 3 how to stain a wooden planter
Step three
Carefully stir the Resene Woodsman with a paint stirrer.
Step 4 how to stain a wooden planter
Step four
Turn the planter upside down and apply one coat of Resene Woodsman to the base.
Step 5 how to stain a wooden planter
Step five
Turn the planter the right way up and apply one coat of Resene Woodsman to the inside.
Step 6 how to stain a wooden planter
Step six
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.
Step 7 how to stain a wooden planter
Step seven
Apply one coat of Resene Woodsman to the top rim of the planter. Leave to dry for 24 hours.
Step 8 how to stain a wooden planter
Step eight
Apply a second coat of Resene Woodsman to the entire planter and allow to dry for 24 hours.

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