First and foremost, the most obvious quality of any stain is color. Chances are, the last stain you may have chosen was because of the color – not because of its chemical makeup. But not understanding the differences in stains and how each wood takes stain can lead to problems later on down the road.
Spruce is a versatile wood and is used in many different industries. It is a great material for heavy construction and in this application is seen as beams, lumber, and plywood. Spruce isn’t entirely rot and decay resistant once harvested, so its suggested uses in this regard are for interior construction only.