Minwax Color Guide. Stain samples on a white oak floor. From top: Jacobean, Ebony, Dark Walnut, 50/50 Jacobean and Ebony, 50/50 Jacobean and Dark Walnut, and English Chestnut at the bottom. We went with 50/50 Jacobean and Dark Walnut and love it! It's hard to describe colors, but if I worked for Miniwax Color Naming Dept., I would call it Pecan.
Minwax stains (one coat) on pine plywood from left to right-special walnut, early American, provincial, chestnut (gel), aged oak (gel) and cherrywood (gel).
Maybe the Slate from these Minwax Stain Colors | color_washes. Water-based, white base. These wood stains are basically a pastel wash that gives subtle and softer color enhancement while allowing maximum grain and wood characteristics to come through. As with their more intense color counterparts it is possible to cross mix and dilute these to achieve a custom wash color.