Transform Your Timber Headboard With Feast Watson Stain & Varnish

Create the sleep space of your dreams when you refresh a timber headboard. Stain & Varnish will leave your timber looking stylish and contemporary. Plus, it goes with just about any bed linen!

Timber headboard using Feast Watson Stain and Varnish

 

TOOLS YOU WILL NEED:

  • Feast Watson Stain & Varnish
    (Choose from 5 beautiful colours; we used Aged Teak.)
  • Feast Watson Sanding Sealer (optional)

  • Sanding Block
  • Paint Brush
  • Can Opener
  • Stirring Stick
  • Cloth

 

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR TIMBER HEADBOARD FOR COATING:

  1. Move your headboard outside or place onto a drop sheet.
  2. Smooth the surface by sanding with a sanding block or an orbital sander.
  3. Use a damp cloth to wipe away all dust remnants and residue, so your surface is clean and ready to be coated.

Tip: Feast Watson products may look different depending on your timber type. To ensure you love your final colour, test your choice of Stain & Varnish on an off-cut of the timber you intend to coat.

Tip: To achieve a super smooth finish, apply a coat of Feast Watson Sanding Sealer, observing the label instructions. Leave to dry completely before staining.

 

HOW TO ADD RICH COLOUR AND PROTECTION:

  1. Stir Feast Watson Stain & Varnish thoroughly. Avoid introducing any bubbles as you work.
  2. Use a paint brush or short nap roller (5mm) to apply the product to your timber headboard. Work along the timber grain.
  3. Once you have stained the whole surface, leave it to dry for 12 hours. Don’t forget to stain the sides of the headboard, too.
  4. Once dry, sand lightly before applying a second coat. Make sure you remove all sanding dust with a cloth before application.
  5. Follow the 3 coat system by applying 3 coats of product, starting with Stain & Varnish. If you achieve your desired colour in less than 3 coats of Stain & Varnish, you will need to make up the remaining coats with Feast Watson Clear Varnish. For example, if you apply 1 coat of Stain & Varnish, you will need 2 coats of Clear Varnish. This will provide full protection and complete the 3 coat system.
  6. Leave to dry completely (8 hours).
  7. Style the headboard and admire your handiwork!

Tip: Feast Watson products may look different depending on your timber type. To ensure you love your final colour, test your choice of Stain & Varnish on an off-cut of the timber you intend to coat.