I would like to strip and stain the pine trim in our house. The wood
is about 80 years old, some sort of clear pine. The design is
sometimes referred to as Craftsman or Mission style.
Nearly all of the surfaces are vertical.
I've been using Bix Tough Job semi paste stripper. The results have
been a little blotchy.
I was thinking of using Peel Away 1. I'm under the impression that it
will not darken soft woods.
Since the stripping has going blotchy, I was thinking of using
Polyshades, the polyurethane with pigment in it, to minimize the
Any other tips for getting a decent brown look out of this?