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What Finish Color Is Best For My Space?

| James at James+James

 

Selecting the right wood finish for your space can feel daunting. You want to get it right. You probably already have floor colors, wall colors, cabinet colors to contend with.

Luckily, we build thousands of tables each year and here’s what you need to know to be certain you’re selecting the correct finish color:

Tip 1: Get Inspired

We have hundreds of pictures from past customers in our gallery. 

 

Tip 2:  Order A Sample

If you’re going back and forth between stain options, we reccomend ordering a stain sample or two. You can also return them for a refund less postage.

  

 

Tip 3:  Let Us Help

Our design consultants see hundreds of spaces each year and would love to help you. We’d love to hear about what you’re working to accomplish with your space, look at pictures of your room, and provide finish reccomendations. Simply give us a call 479-633-7557 or email us james@carpenterjames.com.

 

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Vintage Stains Explained

| L.J. at James+James

At James+James, we offer several stains to choose from for your solid wood furniture and each stain has a Vintage option. Choosing the Vintage option means that your furniture will be stained as normal by one of our experienced carpenters and then "vintaged" or distressed in certain areas by sanding. This process brings out more of the color of the wood beneath the stain and allows for more variation of the stain to be seen in the grain of the wood. Below you will see examples of each of our regular stains (Midnight, Kona, Dark Walnut, Industrial Grey, and Early American) and the Vintage option for each stain color.

Have you had a chance to check out our Customer Gallery? You can use a filter to see each stain color on different pieces of furniture in different homes!

Check out each option and reach out to us if you have any questions at all! 

Midnight

Vintage Midnight 

Kona 

Vintage Kona

Dark Walnut

Vintage Dark Walnut

Industrial Grey

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