Here you can find some options of finishes. You can also take a look at the tables we've done to see different color combinations. In case you don't see the one you're looking for, please contact us and we can send you some samples pictures.
Variation using the same stain in different types of wood is expected.
Our preference is to use Rustoleum Varathane or Minwax brands for staining, but please let us know if you have something different in mind!