Cabot® Wood Toned Stain + Sealer

Cabot® Wood Toned Stain & Sealer is specially formulated with a unique blend of resin and oil to provide a superior, natural finish for bare wood. Easy to apply, Cabot Wood Toned Stain slightly darkens wood when first applied, leaving a flat, translucent-toned finish, which weathers with time to a natural wood hue. For use on new or reconditioned exterior wood only, including decks, siding, fences and trim. Also suitable for use on shingles, shakes and log homes.

  • Water repellent
  • Deep-penetrating oil
  • Fade resistant
  • A translucent oil stain that highlights wood's natural beauty

200 ft²/gal - 600 ft²/gal
For Use In Location
Dry Time
24 hour - 48 hour
Recommended Coats
Dry to Recoat
Package Sizes
1-Quart, 1-Gallon, 5-Gallon
Mineral Spirits


Application Directions

  • Before You Begin instructions
    • Surface should be clean, porous and free of any previous finishes
    • For concrete: sprinkle a few drops of water on the surface; if they are quickly absorbed then the surface is ready to prep
    • Let wood dry in the open air for 3-5 days
    • Always apply to a small test area and allow to dry
    • Cover nearby bushes and flowers
    • Apply when air and surface temperatures are between 50 ˚F and 90 ˚F
  • Preparation Warning
    WARNING! Removal of old paint by sanding, scraping or other means may generate dust or fumes that contain lead. Exposure to lead dust or fumes may cause brain damage or other adverse health effects, especially in children or pregnant women. Controlling exposure to lead or other hazardous substances requires the use of proper protective equipment such as a properly fitted respirator (NIOSH approved) and proper containment and cleanup. For more information, call the National Lead Information Center at 1-800-424-LEAD (in US) or contact your local health authority.
    • If needed, sand with 80-100-grit (120-180 grit for rougher surfaces) sandpaper to remove any loose wood fibers
    • Replace severely damaged or rotting boards
    • Clean with Cabot Wood Cleaner to remove dirt, grime, mildew and other contaminants
    • If needed, brighten with Cabot Wood Brightener to remove rust stains, tannin bleed or discoloration
    • If needed, remove old water- or oil-based coatings with Cabot Wood Stripper and neutralize with Cabot Wood Brightener
    • Check the label for additional and specialized directions
    • Apply with good-quality, natural-bristle brush, stain pads or professional spray equipment
    • When spraying, always back brush immediately. To ensure desired appearance and proper drying time, always finish a small test area before proceeding. Do not overapply.
    • Shake and stir thoroughly before and during use. If project requires more than one container, blend all containers together to ensure uniformity.
    • Apply to small sections at a time (1-3 boards); start at one edge and follow through to the end of the boards to avoid lap marks
    • Apply one coat only. For wood substrates only.
    DANGER! Contains Petroleum Distillates and Crystalline Silica. KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. May affect the brain or nervous system causing dizziness, headache or nausea. Causes eye, skin, nose and throat irritation. Use only with adequate ventilation. Keep away from heat, sparks and flame. Avoid breathing vapors, spray mist or sanding dust. If painting indoors, open windows and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headache or dizziness, or if air monitoring demonstrates vapor/mist levels are above applicable limits, wear an appropriate, properly fitted respirator (NIOSH approved) during and after application. Follow respirator manufacturer’s directions for respirator use. When sanding, wear a dust mask. Avoid contact with the eyes and skin. Wash thoroughly after handling. Close container after each use. DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. NOTICE: Reports of commercial painters have associated repeated and prolonged occupational overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the vapors may be harmful or fatal. Delayed effect from longterm exposure: Cancer hazard. Contains crystalline silica, which can cause cancer. Risk depends upon duration and level of exposure to dust generated from sanding surfaces or spray mist. WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer. First Aid: Eye Contact: Flush thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention.* If Inhaled: If affected by vapor or spray mist, move to fresh air. If breathing difficulty continues, get medical attention.* If Swallowed: Do not induce vomiting. Get medical attention immediately.* * Call poison control center, hospital emergency room or physician immediately CS 6.3 HQG For additional safety and chronic health hazard information, refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet for this product. EMERGENCY MEDICAL TELEPHONE:1-888-345-5732

Cabot® Wood Toned Stain + Sealer

Product Number Base/Color Container Size SDS PDS
080351430008 Natural 1 Quart SDS PDS
080351130007 Natural 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080351530005 Natural 5 Gallon SDS PDS
080351430022 Cedar 1 Quart SDS PDS
080351130021 Cedar 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080351530029 Cedar 5 Gallon SDS PDS
080351130045 Heartwood 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080351130052 Pacific Redwood 1 Gallon SDS PDS