Fisher is a pre-stain manufacturing facility located in Squamish, BC specializing in semi transparent, high quality coatings on both wood and fibre cement products for commercial and residential installations.

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TrueGrain Series

Stained Wood Look Coatings for James Hardie

Enhance your project with the look of real wood without the maintenance.

TrueGrain Series™ by Fisher Coating utilizes an advanced pre-finishing system on James Hardie Fibre Cement products to achieve depth and contrast that will make your project unique and beautiful, with the durability of cemetitious siding.

TrueGrain™ by design represents the best features of professionally finished natural wood siding. Similar to natural wood siding TrueGrain’s beauty is in the variety of substrate grain patterns and colour tones achieved through the stain application process.

Why choose TrueGrain Series ?

  • Stained wood look provides depth and contrast to beautify any project
  • 10 program colours to choose from
  • Durability and fire resistance of fibre cement siding
  • Factory applied using Fisher’s advanced, automated pre-coating system
  • Backed by an industry leading warranty

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Shingles | Siding | Trim | Panels | Soffit


James Hardie Fibre Cement


Single Family | Multi-Family | Commercial


■ Fisher 15 year warranty on Coating
■ James Hardie 30 year warranty on Substrate

Value Added:

■ Touch-up Kits Available
■ Colour Match Caulking


Fisher Coating TrueGrain Series™ Fibre Cement Lap Siding
Fisher Coating TrueGrain Series™ Fibre Cement Shingles
Fisher Coating Custom Colour Facia
Fisher Coating TrueGrain Series™ Fibre Cement Panel
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*Colour Match Caulking

Fisher Coating TrueGrain Series™ Cedartone

*AdSeal 1940 Hybrid #194-57
*Quad Max #224 – 2149694

Fisher Coating TrueGrain Series™ Chris Craft
Chris Craft

*AdSeal 1940 Hybrid #194-32
*Quad Max #288 – 1869836

Fisher Coating TrueGrain Series™ Sepia

*AdSeal 1940 Hybrid #194-20
*Quad Max #288 – 1869836

Fisher Coating TrueGrain Series™ Cherry

*AdSeal 1940 Hybrid #194-57
*Quad Max #252 – 2114011

fisher coating truegrain hardie board oak swatch

*AdSeal 1940 Hybrid #458-79
*Quad Max #614 – 1869882

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Gold Rush

*AdSeal 1940 Hybrid #194-23
*Quad Max #245 – 2149692

fisher coating truegrain hardie board harvest swatch

*AdSeal 1940 Hybrid #194-17
*Quad Max #221 – 2149696

Fisher Coating TrueGrain Series™ Empire Grey
Empire Grey

*AdSeal 1940 Hybrid #194-22
*Quad Max #219 – 1869823

Fisher Coating TrueGrain Series™ West Coast Grey
West Coast Grey

*AdSeal 1940 Hybrid #194-37
*Quad Max #219 – 1869823

fisher coating truegrain hardie board smokey ash swatch
Smokey Ash

*AdSeal 1940 Hybrid #194-17
*Quad Max #219 – 1869823

Fisher Coating TrueGrain Series™ Night Rider
Night Rider

*AdSeal 1940 Hybrid #194-47
*Quad Max #201 – 1869820

Fisher Coating TrueGrain Series™ Shou Sugi Ban
Shou Sugi Ban

*AdSeal 1940 Hybrid #194-33
*Quad Max #009 – 1989549

Fisher Coating TrueGrain Series™ Weathered Wood
Weathered Wood

*AdSeal 1940 Hybrid #194-88
*Quad Max #513 -1869870

Custom Colour Application

Are you interested in applying a custom colour to your fibre cement project? We can help you achieve the perfect look for your unique project needs.

Free Samples

Do you like what you have read about the TrueGrain Series™ and want to see the product in person? We offer free samples shipped to your location so you can view the product in hand.


TrueGrain™ Coatings Warranty

Fisher Coating applies a series of solid and semi-transparent OEM coatings to James Hardie substrates to produce the TrueGrain Series. Fisher Coating Ltd.’s warranty covers the coatings portion of the product only and is a prorated, transferable, 15 years.

James Hardie Substrates Warranty

James Hardie provides a 30-year substrate warranty on their cementitious products. The application of Fisher Coating products does not alter the James Hardie substrate warranty. To view specific James Hardie substrate warranty information for your region click the MORE INFORMATION button.

Fisher’s Good Partner Quality Policy

At Fisher we believe when a customer works with us in supplying material for a project they deserve to get what was promised. We also believe in continually striving for quality in what we do. Sometimes things don’t go as planned and that’s when customers find out what kind of partner Fisher really is to them in the construction of their project. Please read through Fisher’s Good Partner Quality Policy in full.

The TrueGrain Series™ is produced by Fisher Coating on James Hardie substrate and distributed by CanWel.
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