How to Make Beams Look Like Knotty Pine

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Directions:

Following are instructions on how to make a beam look like knotty pine.

American Walnut
Colonial Pine

Note: If you are staining unfinished timber or unfinished sandblasted beams, you will need to prime them first with Primer.


Primer shown

Knotty Pine - Using American Walnut


1.) Pick a desired water based stain for the knot. For this example we used Minwax American Walnut.

2.) Apply the stain over Knot area. Remember to blot off any extra paint with a rag.

3.) After the stain has fully dried, you will need a pine colored stain. For this example we used MinWax English English Oak.

4.) Apply the pine colored colored stain to the beam. Remember to gentely wipe off any extra stain to desired effect.

5.) Lastly, let the beam dry and your done!


Knotty Pine - Using Colonial Pine

1.) Pick a desired water based stain for the knot. For this example we used Minwax Colonial Pine.

2.) Apply the stain over Knot area. Remember to blot off any extra paint with a rag.

3.) After the stain has fully dried, you will need a pine colored stain. For this example we used MinWax English English Oak.

4.) Apply the pine colored colored stain to the beam. Remember to gentely wipe off any extra stain with a rag.

5.) Lastly, let the beam dry and your done!




Here is a few pictures of beams that have had this process done to them


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