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Wooden fence

It’s easy to give a wooden fence a new lease of life using Resene Waterborne Woodsman.

Ways with wood with Mark Rayner - Project 83

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Bucket, garden hose with clean running water, paintbrush, paint stirrer, Resene Moss & Mould Killer, Resene Timber and Deck Wash, Resene Waterborne Woodsman tinted to Resene Evergreen, rubber gloves, stiff-bristled brush, wooden fence.

To get the look: Mark stained the wooden raised bed with Resene Waterborne Woodsman tinted to Resene Skywater.

Other ideas: For a bright red effect, stain the fence with Resene Waterborne Woodsman tinted to Resene Totem Pole.

Step 1
Step one
Mix one part Resene Moss & Mould Killer to five parts clean water.
Step 2
Step two
Wearing rubber gloves, saturate and scrub the solution into the fence with a stiff-bristled brush and leave for 48 hours.
Step 3
Step three
Mix one part Resene Timber and Deck Wash to three parts clean water.
Step 4
Step four
Scrub the fence thoroughly with the solution using a stiff-bristled brush.
Step 5
Step five
Rinse well with clean water and allow the fence to dry.
Step 6
Step six
Carefully stir the Resene Waterborne Woodsman.
Step 7
Step seven
Apply one coat of Resene Waterborne Woodsman to the fence, brushing in the direction of the grain, and allow to dry.
Step 8
Step eight
Apply a second coat of Resene Waterborne Woodsman to the fence, brushing in the direction of the grain, and allow to dry.

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