… and Pecan is the winner!  The guys at Sherwin-Williams Commercial Paint are fabulous!  Choosing the stain seems to be making it all come together for me.  Jason from Practical Renovations advised us we can adjust the color a little with the sealant, darker if necessary.   Stain goes on today!  Can’t wait to see it!

Raw wood that has been “water-popped” and is ready for stain.  This means the wood has been sanded, cleaned and lightly covered with water to open the grain.  This process allows the wood to accept the stain.  You can see the bar has dry wall!