Soft wood Lye prevents soft wood, i.e. pine, pitch pine, spruce, from going yellow and red. At the same time, the natural grain of the wood is enhanced. Over a period of 4 weeks from application, the wood surface ripens and becomes uniform with a whitish, limed look
Hard Wood Lye bleaches down Hard wood, i.e. Beech, Hard Maple, Ash, and Oak. May also be used on exotic wood species. Before application, test product on the wood species in question in order to ascertain that the requested result is reached.