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Cabinet stains…HELP!

Claira Tominov
2 months ago


We are building a home and using maple wood for our custom cabinetry, built-ins and beams. We are currently selecting stains and I’m having the hardest time deciding as I know all wood species stain differently. I am trying to match the picture attached BUT this is white oak with a clear finish.

Our builder is using Minwax, and right now we’re torn between BirchBark and Whitewash. Our ID has been telling us birchbark but I’m afraid it will pull more yellow. I’ve even asked Minwax directly on their social media account and they suggested weathered oak…although they weren’t positive that would be a match.

In desperate need of advice….TIA!

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