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Natural Oil Woodstain

Natural Oil Woodstain

A transparent stain for exterior timbers in 19 colours

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5ml Sample




2.5 Litres


10 Litres



New colour for 2024 - Silver Grey 739

  • Base and top coat in one finish
  • Fast drying
  • Transparent finish means wood grain remains visible
  • Highly water and dirt resistant
  • Reduces wood swelling and shrinkage
  • Microporous breathable finish which does not crack, peel or flake
  • In a lot of cases, sanding will not be necessary before recoating.

Product Information

  • Exterior use only
  • Coverage: Up to 26 square metres per litre per coat. On softwoods such as cedar and pine, coverage will be less.
  • No of coats: 2 is normal, however 3 may be needed on soft absorbent timbers such as cedar
  • Drying time: 4 - 6 hours
  • Sizes: 5ml samaple sachet, 750ml and 2.5 litres
  • Natural Oil Woodstain colours vary in weather and UV resistance.
  • The darker colours containing more pigments have better weather and UV resistance than light colours.
  • Lighter colours such as White 900 and Pearl Grey 906 have less weather and UV resistance than darker colours.
  • Woodstain Clear Matt 701 has no UV resistance. See notes below.

More Information

Natural Oil Woodstain is a transparent wood stain for vertical exterior timbers, such as timber cladding, garage doors, cabins, pergolas and other exterior trim. Woodstain is a 2 coat system.

Natural Oil Woodstain is not recommended for horizontal areas where food may be present such as timber patio furniture, as the product contains biocides for protection against mould, rot and fungal attack.

Coverage is approximately 26 square metres per litre on dressed timbers, and 12 square metres per litre for rough sawn or band sawn timbers. The coverage rates also depend on whether the timber is a hardwood or softwood.

Renovation is easy, with a 1 coat application to the cleaned, dry, mould free and intact surface after approximately 24 months depending on the timber's exposure. Where the timber is fully protected from the sun and weather, the time between recoats may be longer.

Please note: Woodstain Clear Matt 701 has no UV protection. It should only be used on fully weather protected, external surfaces where a clear matt finish is required. In NZ, due to the strength of the UV, the 701 clear matt has a lifespan of 2-3 months in fully exposed weather conditions. In addition, light colours such as Woodstain White 900 and Pearl Grey 906 have limited UV protection. For longer protection, we recommend using one of the darker pigmented Natural Oil Woodstain colours.

In all cases a trial test to determine suitability is recommended.