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Woodcare - new timber, Shadowclad and Plywood

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Exterior and interior woodcare© (stains and clear finishes): training notes

This web page is an edited version of the Resene Best System Selling training notes provided to Resene staff and is provided to enable you to gain a greater understanding of the substrates and paint systems you may encounter in your decorating project. It is impossible to cover all decorating scenarios in a single document, so if you are in doubt about any aspect of your project please contact Resene for assistance.

How to stain new timber, Shadowclad and Plywood

Note: Refer to the PDF flowchart for a visual of the steps below:

  1. Wash with Resene Timber and Deck Wash to remove any dirt and contaminants. Rinse thoroughly and allow to dry.

  2. Sand if practical to remove any sharp edges and any greyed (U.V. damaged) areas.

  3. Finish options:

New timber, Shadowclad and Plywood


Key accessories - essential to complete the job

Add ons - to make job easier or quicker

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