uneven stain on pine wood

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22 minutes ago, RunnerRN said:

Thanks for the suggestion.  I'm not sure that I am talented enough to do a good job spraying though.  My skills are pretty limited at this point but I am learning a lot from all of you!  I wish there was a local place that I could get some hands on help and experience so I'm not doing so much trial and error on my balcony!

Spraying with a rattle can is dead simple. Slow, even, overlapping strokes. Keep the coats light. Watch some youtubes to get an idea of the technique.

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Van you share exactly which product you are using? Maybe a photo of the can?

The Minwax oil-based stains I have used always build color with multiple coats. Gel stains lay on a LOT of color. The Polyshades combined stain & finish is a beast I haven't tried to tame. Perhaps you are using something I haven't heard of yet?

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19 hours ago, RunnerRN said:

Do you prefer varathane or minwax?

They both applied the same to me. I just picked based on the color I was looking for.

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