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Sadolin Classic All Purpose Woodstain absorbs deeply into the timber to provide exceptional protection against the weather. This product is particularly effective on large areas of timber such as cladding, fascias, decking and rough sawn timber. It is also ideal as a base stain on new joinery which is to be subsequently treated with Sadolin Extra. Not suitable to use on surfaces previously coated with a medium/ high build coating.


  • Sadolin Woodfiller - Making good any minor surface defects, imperfections and open joints etc.
  • Sadolin Stainable Woodfiller – Suitable for larger surface defects.
  • Sadolin Wood Preserver – Solvent borne preservative treatment for softwood timber.
  • Sadolin Quick Drying Wood Preserver - Water borne preservative treatment for softwood timber.

Primer / Base Stain:

  • New and uncoated woodwork – Sadolin Classic.
  • Previously coated woodwork - Patch prime with one or two coats Sadolin Classic, colour to match existing base stain.

General information

Translucent, matt to semi-matt sheen

Uniclass 2015
Semi-transparent timber stains (Pr_35_31_22_76)Primary
Specification data - Semi-transparent timber stains
Product Reference

Classic All Purpose Woodstain

Standard product features


Translucent, matt to semi-matt sheen.


Alkyd resin, dissolved in dearomatised white spirit.

Drying time:

Recoatable after 16 hours under normal drying conditions.

Spreading rate:

Up to 15 m²/ litre on smooth surfaces. Up to 8 m²/ litre on rough sawn softwood.

Wet film thickness:

67 micrometres at 15 m²/ litre.

Dry film thickness:

19 micrometres at 15 m²/ litre.

VOC content:

EU limit value for this product (cat A/e): 400 g/l (2010). This product contains max. 399 g/l VOC.

Product Options


13 standard and 50 tintable colours.

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