Naphtha Oil Stains


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*Single Coat depending on substrate

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An Oil based wood dye formulated to offer exceptional penetration and strong colour on all interior wood surfaces. Fiddes Naphtha Stains are slower drying than conventional spirit based wood dyes, allowing a greater degree of flexibility when colour matching or applying on to a large surface area. Fiddes Naphtha Stains are ideal for use under Fiddes range of Shellac Polish and have proved, and continue to be, a firm favourite with Antique Restorers and Cabinet Makers world-wide.

Fiddes comprehensive selection of colours / shades within the Naphtha Stain range offer total flexibility to create your own individual decorative style.

Available Tints

White Tint
Old Brown Mahogany
White Tint
Light Oak
White Tint
New Brown Mahogany
White Tint
Dark Oak
White Tint
Golden oak
White Tint
White Tint

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Sand the wooden substrate in stages, working with a medium sandpaper (120 grit), through to a medium / fine grade (180 –220 grit). Always sand in the direction of the grain pattern where possible, ensuring the removal of any blemishes and glue residue prior to application of Fiddes Wood Dyes. Take care to remove all traces of sanding dust and test the chosen Fiddes Wood Dye on a similar substrate to verify colour / shade.

Stir the contents well and always check the shade before application


Take a clean, lint free cotton cloth or sponge and apply in the direction of the wood grain where possible. Take care to remove any excess stain immediately with a separate, clean absorbent cloth, again following the direction of the grain pattern. To obtain a uniform colour, always wipe evenly, blending the stain over the whole surface area by exerting a degree of pressure when applying by hand. Leave to dry, and do not sand between coats. The application of additional coats will deepen the existing colour / shade.

Dry Time

6-8 hours at room temperature.


14 sqm per Litre (depending on substrate and method of application)


1 coat – further coats will deepen colour / shade.


Naphtha Thinners



Color / Shade

Old Brown Mahogany, New Brown Mahogany, Light Oak, Medium Oak, Dark Oak, Golden Oak, Teak, Walnut

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