Three color samples contrasted against the previous finish (narrow strip of reddish-brown).
Top: too light; Middle: too muddy; Right: just right.
This deeper hue requires an additional step in the finishing process. The entire floor will be wiped down with wet rags, then left to dry overnight--causing the wood to swell a bit and the detail to be more defined. We can't walk on it. Thursday morning the stain will be applied and left to dry overnight. Glitza satin finish will be applied Friday and Saturday mornings.