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Welcome to our on-line store featuring PayPal. We offer a variety of hand-made Play Accessories for sale and all 59 beautiful, non-toxic, Tung-oil Stain Colors, plus useful Color Supplies. NEW: now on sale for the first time are Barbara Butler Plans, "Build-It-Yourself" BIY Parts and Kits (with more to come in the future).
We recommend the "Tom Sawyer" approach when applying our beautiful stains to a play structure, a piece of furniture or any beautiful wooden object: get everyone to help! Dress in old clothes and have fun. Below are the supplies we use in our shop:
SP 900: Stain Chip Packet $69.00
Our Stain Packet contains all 59 stain colors on redwood lumber that has been ground smooth and cut into 1.5” x 4” chips. When choosing your colors, be sure to view the chips outside in the natural sunlight. Due to variation in the grain of the redwood, actual colors may vary slightly from the sample chips. The cost of a stain packet can be applied towards a future purchase of $500 or more.
Time to create order (not including shipping time): 2 days
Only interested in a few colors? Call to order individual chips at $2 each.
SP 901B: BBAB Tung-Oil Solution - 32 oz bottle $14.00

Use our clear, wax-free, non-toxic when dry, Tung-Oil Solution as an exterior treatment for a Barbara Butler redwood play structure (or other non-painted wood surfaces). An annual application of clear Tung-Oil will protect the wood from drying out & aging prematurely, and also protect the color from fading. Note: Because our Tung-Oil is wax-free, it allows you to re-stain at any point in the future without having to strip this protective solution off the structure. Apply after cleaning using a large, soft sponge.
Time to create order (not including shipping time): 2 days
Note: This product ships by UPS Ground only

SP 901A: BBAB Clear Tung-Oil Solution - 8 oz bottle $6.00

Use our clear, wax-free, non-toxic when dry, Tung-Oil Solution as an exterior treatment for a Barbara Butler redwood play structure (or other non-painted wood surfaces). An annual application of clear Tung-Oil will protect the wood from drying out & aging prematurely, and also protect the color from fading. Note: Because our Tung-Oil is wax-free, it allows you to re-stain at any point in the future without having to strip this protective solution off the structure. Apply after cleaning using a large, soft sponge.
Time to create order (not including shipping time): 2 days
Note: This product ships by UPS Ground only

SP 905: Foam Brushes $5.95
To apply the color stains, we recommend using Jen-Poly foam brushes. Comes as set of 3 brushes: 1” wide, 2” wide and 3” wide. 
Tip: keep used brushes sealed in a Ziploc plastic lunch bag to extend the life of the brush.
Time to create order (not including shipping time): 2 days
SP 906: Artist's Detail Brushes $3.50
For edges, small spaces & detail trims, we recommend using these sturdy white nylon detail brushes. Clean with Brush Cleaner (sold separately). 
Tip: If using again the next day, then leave the brush-end soaking overnight in a small jar of Brush Cleaner.
Time to create order (not including shipping time): 2 days
SP 909: Sponges $1.99
Large, porous, soft sponges are best for applying the Clear tung-Oil and the Wood Conditioner. Pour some solution onto the sponge and wipe over the wood applying a generous amount. Avoid wiping over metal hinges and avoid drips. After completing a large area, go back and wipe off excess.  It’s easy!
Time to create order (not including shipping time): 2 days
SP 907: Latex Gloves $1.99
To keep your hands free from stain color, we recommend using multi-purpose “latex-quality Nitrile gloves. Price is for a set of 10 gloves.
Time to create order (not including shipping time): 2 days
SP 908: Gojo Wipes $2.99
Pre-moistened hand-cleaning wipes in individual packets that will clean stain of your hands and clothing (if used before the stain sets). Price is for a set of 10 wipes.
Time to create order (not including shipping time): 2 days
Prices do not include shipping and handling charges unless specifically noted as included. Click on the "Add to cart" button to obtain shipping & handling charges. Please note: pricing and availability subject to change without notice. See How to Order for Refund, Cancellation and Shipping Policies.
To request more information:
Email: information @ barbarabutler.com
Phone: (415) 864-6840
Fax: (650) 877-7223
325 South Maple Ave. #37
South San Francisco, CA 94080