How to use Pioneer Wood Patina



-for 1 quart (.95 liters) mix the 1 quart powder concentrate package (5 grams) with 1 quart of water.

-for 1 gallon (3.8 liters) mix the 1 gallon powder concentrate package (20 grams) with 1 gallon of water.

-for 5 gallons (19 liters)  mix the 5 gallon powder concentrate package (100 grams) with 5 gallons of water. 

-The temperature of the water does not matter.

-Once mixed let the solution sit for 5 minutes.  After 5 minutes test on small area.

-Using a brush, roller or sprayer cover the boards with the solution, ensuring the entire board is completely wet.


  - 1 quart (.95 liters) covers  37-50  SF

  - 1 gallon (3.8 liters)  covers 150-200 SF

  - 5 gallon (19 liters) covers  750-1000 SF

Application precautions:

-May stain hands, clothes, other building materials such as stucco, concrete, window frames etc.

-Pine wood species will need rain and sunshine in order to mature the patina. Pine boards for interior applications will need to be left outside until the desired look is achieved.

Clean up:

-Use soap and water.


-Store either the powder concentrate or your mixed solution in an air tight container.

Shelf life for Pioneer Wood Patina:

-Powder concentrate- indefinite

-Pre-mixed with water- minimum 5 years



Wear eye protection. Do not ingest or inhale.

May cause respiratory irritation.