On Sun, 3 Aug 2003 10:43:40 +0100, "Kaptain Kremin"
Use a coloured varnish. Pine (and generic softwoods) varies in its
absorbtion, so staining isn't going to end up too even. Also pine has
visible figure that teak doesn't, so you'll want to hide that
somewhat, or it will always just look like painted pineywood.