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I have 22' log supports (floor to peak) that I would like to stain a darker color. It appears that a semi-transparent stain was used originally but there is a slight sheen to the finish which makes me think there was a seal coat put on after the stain. Is there a way to restain with just buff sanding the finish? Or would I need to strip all 20 logs? Thanks!


Depending on the material that is on it already, you should be able to stain over the clear. Most good quality stains are designed to do this. Experiment.

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