CORE STAIN FINISHES

Crestwood’s 5 star Evolution Finish

*Superior mar, water, solvent and household chemical resistance

*superior impact resistance

*Formaldehyde-free

*Low in HAP’s and VOC’s

*More Flexible to show less cracking from wood expansion and contraction

STAIN FINISHES are sprayed over the surface and then wiped by hand to create deep, rich color and enhance the grain. Stained finishes are protected with Crestwood’s Five-Star Evolution finish, a high solids two-part acrylic polyurethane.

BEECH is typically a pale cream color, sometimes with a pink or brown hue. Beech is very hard, heavy in weight with excellent shock resistance. Wood has a moderately tight, fine grain texture

CHERRY The heartwood of Cherry varies from rich red to reddish brown and will darken with age and long-term exposure to light. Comparatively, the sapwood tends to be creamy white. The wood has a fine uniform straight grain, a smooth texture, and may naturally contain brown pith flecks, pinhole knots and small gum pockets.

KNOTTY ALDER Known for its light natural color that is often brown or reddish in hue.  It exhibits a uniform straight grain and fine texture for ease in staining.  Alder possesses the ability to mimic the appearance of other hardwoods and is often substituted for Cherry.  Of note, Alder is normally very soft in comparison to other hardwoods. KNOTTY ALDER will contain open and closed knots and affects both lumber and veneered parts

OAK hardwood is a high-grade northern red oak. Red oak from the northeast is known for its beautiful texture and color. The wood has an open grain which varies from vertical to a sweeping arch pattern. Oak will vary in natural tints and shades of white, pink, grey and green.