Finish build. our D.Fir log home in NH – 3 mnth ago.Propos.from paint.vary in applications and in products. Told by log smith by chainsaws – sanded in Canada). Now darker.Like the lighter color from past. Paintrs told not to sand – just apply. Some say top coat – some don’t. Some want to use Sher. Wil. or Sansin. Home was expensive – don’t want to make a big mistake.