Not so much a brand as a decorative technique, Croppy. THE book on the subject is Rhodes and Windsor's "Parry's Graining and Marbling" (publ. Blackwell Scientific). Basically requires some specialised brushes and combs and the only really specialised material is oil-based glaze or scumble (recommend Ratcliffe's of Lineaker Street, Southport as they make their own). This is Zinnser's and this Paint Quality's versions of the classic techniqueCroppy said:Scrit, never heard of this. So you're saying I can actually paint my white deal skirting to match the oak? This is an option then (if I understand correctly). Could you give an example of a graining product (brand-name) for me?Scrit said:Have you thought about graining (a paint effect)? Then it woudln't matter what the wood is.