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Staining the stairs of St Helen’s Church

Clara and Jim staining the splats on the landing of the Church's staircase.

Clara and Jim staining the splats on the landing of the Church’s staircase.

Yesterday, Jim, John and Clara were experimenting with getting the right historic colour on the staining of the Church’s staircase. Often the Georgians stained cheaper hardwood with a reddish dark brown colour to mimic the appearance of fashionable mahogany. ¬†We think we’ve nearly found the right colour!

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