Hesse OLDCOUNTRY Dark Stain

Chemical stain for achieving special effects on European oak. The stain reacts with the tannins in the oak. The result is a grey colouring of the oak with especially emphasised vascular rays.



Use in parquet, furniture for interior decoration and interior fittings. For coating parquet flooring with suitable subsequent lacquering in the system structure.

  • For achieving a grey, weathered effect
  • Chemical reaction with the tannic acid in the oak
  • For unique parquet and furniture surfaces

Surface Preparation

The wood must be dry, dust-free and grease-free.

Substrate sanding grits from-to

120 – 180


Re-coating with suitable Hesse CN or PU lacquers required. Alternatively, stained surfaces can also be oiled with the resistant oils in the Hesse parquet range.


  • Rolling
  • Spreading
  • Compressed air spraying
  • Brush

Processing instructions

Even application of the stain with a brush or short haired roller. The application quantity should be sufficiently moist but with no excess. The effect arises after the chemical reaction with the wood.

  • Trial staining of the original sanded wood with original coating should be carried out under real conditions.
  • Do not pour soiled stains back into the original containers. Clean tools with water immediately after use.

Particular Instructions

Chemical stains react with the wood contents. Depending on the areas where the woods were grown, when they were cut and the like, their tannin content varies and can lead to different colour developments. Lighten by adding: water. Apply thinned material on the same day. Tinting and mixing with colour concentrates and the like are not permissible. With chemical stains, the use of tools or containers made from corrosive metals is forbidden.




BI 20029


1 l, 5 l, 10 l

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