Enzymatic Stain

Enzymatic Stain

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What you need to know

According to the Forrest Products Laboratory 2010 Wood Handbook, “Chemical discoloration is the result of oxidative and enzymatic reactions with chemical compounds in wood. Discolorations range from pinkish, bluish, and yellowish hues through gray and reddish-brown to dark brown shades. Brown stain in pines and darkening in many hardwoods is a

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