I recommend a topcoat if it’s going to be subjected to high traffic use. I didn’t want my table any darker and I really liked the original warm yellow tones which were showing through… go figure…lol! In this video, I experiment with several different stains on White Pine wood. Great project! Stain Color. Google brought me here and I cant stop reading your info. Then for my next piece, I’ve picked out the dresser I’m going to Milk Paint. 2. I guess it really depends on the look your after. This General Finishes Gel Stain can be applied over an existing stain so you don’t have to sand down to bare wood; but for best results, I would sand down the gloss. The Java Gel Stain resembles a rich chocolate pudding. View all Stains Browse through over 200+ DIY Furniture Painting Tutorials where you’ll find inspiration for your home & DIY projects! A gorgeous surface but…ohhhhh no… knotty pine is a soft large grained wood that typically doesn’t take well to dark stain. I really didn’t like the colors someone had used {and that someone was me..yes, I just mumbled that under my breath in hopes you didn’t hear me} so this table’s been hiding in a dark corner. Thanks. Here’s a few more reasons why this stain is pretty dreamy to work with: Since we’re on the topic of stain, if you missed this oldie but goodie, you can find more information on Staining-Over-Stain here. According to General FInishes applying gel stain to knotty pine can cause the stain to lift when applying the topcoat due to the pitch (resin or tar) in the pine interfering with adhesion of the stain. Pre-conditioner really helps even out blotchy stain and gives a nice even look. Oh and one more thing, I am anxious to see what you do to the piece on the right, It definitely needs a makeover! Laminated furniture can not be stained. Thank you. Combine the Minwax Design Series with other Minwax stains to produce on-trend looks, finishes and special effects. Stain Color. http://www.minwax.com/wood-products/stains/minwax- wood-finish Create a custom wood stain color that is uniquely yours. Hi Denise…so I am trying this gel stain on a side table. Can you use a gel on these and do you sand then the gel and what goes on after? Lisa. This stain even works with woods that are not as easily stained like aspen or pine. !YOU CAN ALSO FIND ME ON THE FOLLOWING:PINTEREST: http://www.pinterest.com/davidhoard56/INSTRUCTABLES : https://www.instructables.com/member/davethewoodworker/instructables/INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/davethewoodworker/LUMBERJOCKS: http://lumberjocks.com/Davethewoodworker/projectsAlso remember when using power tools, always use proper Safety equipment, like Safety glasses and hearing protection.#diyprojects #whitepine #testingstains Ideal for Links on Salvaged Inspirations may be sponsored links and/or affiliate links. Sorry if I missed it above, but what is the paint color uses on the lower portion of the table? Any suggestions? Minwax® Wood Finish Water-Based Semi-Transparent Color Stain A penetrating, water-based stain that opens up a world of possibilities with 200+ tintable color options in just one wood-grain-enhancing coat. Do I need to epoxy the knots before applying the GF Gel Stain? The colours shown are for reference purposes only. I used a gel stain on an oak buffet and am not happy with the results. Personally, if it’s a farmhouse table, I think the natural knotty pine will look fabulous. Will this stain be uneven for knotty pine. It applies easily and I planned to rough it up and put a grey stain over to tone down the red, but as I’m attempting to rough-up, the gel stain is coming completely off! lol… she’ll get it one day and may end up curb shopping something for herself. Awesome, that’s what I did … phew Thanks so much! All you need to do is wipe the stain on … Here’s another tutorial on staining over stain which you may find helpful. Minwax stain on poplar works fairly well if you are using the gel stain, but you should avoid the Minwax penetrating stain for poplar projects. There should be no problem staining a wood veneer Kristin because veneers are actually made from a thin sheet of real wood. A pre-stain wood conditioner is recommended for some woods prior to using this Minwax product. This post is sponsored by Minwax. They are 28 years old and they do have the wear and tear marks on them. We wiped them down to make sure they were free of debris (aka pine needles from Christmas). Thanks for watching!! The best stain for poplar wood is not a penetrating stain or one that needs to soak in deeply. Did you have any bubbles or streaks? Your table came out with a beautiful finish. Looks beautiful! I TRIED JAVA GEL AND HAD A HARD TIME GETTING IT ON SMOOTH I’m on my 4th coat and itstill isn’t even what did you use to apply gel when I wiped off excess it got all striced o luck with java and yours came out really nice any ideas thanks. As I always like to say, not a bad idea to test in an inconspicuous area before taking on a large project like that though. :) Read More…. Test stain on hidden area to verify desired color. General Finishes Golden Pine Gel Stain Pint. HI Denise, The color will vary slightly because of the original oak stain. For this table I believe I painted the bottom first and then stained the top. When sanding and/or applying a second coat, at least 8-10+ hours may be needed. Do you sand that down, the scratches? With Minwax® wood stains, there’s a color to suit every style. They also state that the stain may never adhere to the knots themselves and recommend working stain into them with a brush before applying topcoat. My daughter gets so mad at me. Your table top came out beautiful. And the more coats you apply, the richer the dark color (and less orange) you will get. I can think of 2 reasons this may have happened and you could try either or for a fix. Unlike traditional stains that soak into the wood creating a new color, gel stains are applied to the surface of wood and can be built up similar to a paint. All images, tutorials and work are copyrighted to Salvaged Inspirations 2012-2019 ©Salvaged Inspirations. Please feel free to use ONE (1) photo per post with a credit link back to the original post. Road-Rescue Part 2 ~ Desk w General Finishes Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects ». x. May I ask what color of this gel stain was used?its beautiful ! Graining: We used Minwax Gel Stain in Coffee on the beams For this project I used Minwax Gel Stain in Hickory. https://youtu.be/h778Ashkh9I And yes, you can always tint the epoxy or product to blend with the GF stain. I read comments and saw you used HMCP for the bottom, but what color did you make it out of? Shop Minwax Wood Finish Oil-Based Ipswich Pine Interior Stain (Half Pint) in the Interior Stains department at Lowe's.com. They are that hideous pickled oak… But do I have to sand them all down first? It has a slightly blue tint to it, but the color is fairly consistent from one wood species to the next. Apply in the direction of the grain you intend to create. The grain of the wood is still visible on all the samples with one coat. Right now I’m working on a little writing desk using the General Finishes Van Dyke Brown Glaze. Tintable in a wide array of colors for ultimate design flexibility and color matching - please visit your neighborhood Sherwin-Williams Store. You did a wonderful job. To get a flawless ‘new’ look, a full sanding/stripping of your pine cabinets may be required. P.S. See more ideas about stain colors, minwax stain, staining wood. The first of the dark stains we tried was also the more neutral … Yep, I mentioned that above. I planned to rough it up and put a grey stain over to tone down the red, but as I’m attempting to rough-up, the gel stain is coming completely off! It has a slight odor but not as harsh as other stains I’ve worked with. Love the way your table looks. Required fields are marked *. Select a Minwax ® Gel Stain color that corresponds to the darkest color of the wood grain you are trying to create. The General Finishes Gel Stain is the one that will make it feel the most like you are staining and apply a finish in one application. Probably the most fun I’ve ever had staining! I love general finishes gel stain – used it on my kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanity but I haven’t dabbled with furniture yet. The stain was so very hard to get even (was Minwax) and the color is much redder than I wanted. It looks like there isn’t a finish on it before you started the gel stain. No bubbles or streaks or buffing. Thinking about using this product. Thank you Carole! My question is what do I have to do to the table top to prepare it for the stain? General Finishes Gray Gel Stain. My first curb-shopped re-do was the solid pine table below. Select a Minwax® Gel Stain color that corresponds to the darkest color of the wood grain you are trying to create. Note I would recommend using Pre-Stain wood conditioner before staining any White Pine wood. I wanted to see the effects of different stains, some are good and others not, hope this helps somebody. The bottom is a dark green and the top is a light color on pine. Hi there Lisa! General Finishes has durable water based finishes in a variety of sheens to protect a stained finish. Can you set a hot mug on it? For full disclosures and privacy policy click here. Once a few coats are applied and the piece is 100% cured, it will be tough as nails. Minwax Wood Finish Solid Color Stain is a penetrating, water-based stain that opens up a world of possibilities in just one wood-grain-hiding coat. When using this method, I would test first though. Note I would recommend using Pre-Stain wood conditioner before staining any Poplar wood. Always test stain on a … The problem I’m having is that the top seems to be a wood veneer. View all Stains Jun 26, 2020 - Explore Joann Esposito Long's board "Minwax gel stain", followed by 359 people on Pinterest. Do you think the Java Gel Stain would work for this project? Minwax Gel Stain is available in 8 colors. For this wood, you will need a gel stain or a wipe-on stain. If you’d like to go ahead and fix the knots because you’re worried about breakage/cracks/or you don’t like the look, then here’s a good video tutorial. The people at Kelly Moore paints said I would not have to sand it down, just put the stain on. Also like the idea that if need an extra poly coat (with no extra stain) that they have a wipe on one too….that is amazing! When you want to showcase your creative side, choose Minwax ® water-based stains for vibrant colors ranging from blues and greens to reds and pinks. I love the richness of the stained table top. The products that have made Minwax® an American icon will add color and beauty to your wood—in oil or water-based stains. Additional photos or text may be available with my written permission. Great article, beautiful finish. May 20, 2020 - Explore Shelly Bogucki's board "Pine stain colors" on Pinterest. If there is an existing topcoat on a pre-existing finish, a sanding will greatly benefit the absorption of the gel stain. . I LOVE sharing... that's why I blog! The General Finishes grey wood stain is highly pigmented, so one coat of stain is all you need for most applications. I’m passionate about furniture painting, photography, writing, and thrift home decor. Very willing to buy if that is what you are talking about. Is that normal? Thanks for the tutorial! The end result is a streaky, blotchy mess. I'm so happy you dropped by! I waited 4 hours to dry in-between applications and I stopped after 3 coats. Keep in mind that the application of any stain to wood will result in varible shades due to the natural properties of the wood and AWD is not able to control the outcome, therefore, AWD will NOT accept rejection of any kind due to final … Minwax® Gel Stain is a non-drip stain that adds natural colors and accentuates the beauty of a wide range of wood and non-wood surfaces including wood, plywood, veneer, fiberglass, metal and molded fiberboard. I’m looking to stain my antique library desk and need an easy stain that will work quickly so that I can return to the task at hand of entertaining my two toddler boys. I love to share the products I use and enjoy! Gel stains are thick so they don’t absorb into wood as fast as watery stains do. I was curious as to how the stain would work and from your pictures and explanation, it worked beautifully. Minwax 260304444 Interior Wood Gel Stain, 1/2 pint, Antique Maple - Household Wood Stains - Amazon.com They suggest a light sanding with 120 grit sandpaper and mixing 2 parts Gel Stain with one part Gel Satin Topcoat to improve adherence. Welcome Jennifer! I wanted to see the effects of different stains, some are … LOVE the way the tabletop turned out! Robyn sorry to hear this. Did you also use their Milk Paint? Oil-based Minwax ® stain colors come in natural wood tones from dark brown to reddish tones. However, with the General Finish Gel Stain Products, a complete removal is not required. So frustrating after all that work! But when it comes to light a medium-toned stain colors, wood conditioner just doesn’t seem to do much…or at least not nearly enough to suit my taste. If you’re following me on Facebook, you know a few days ago I received a fun box of goodies from General Finishes Corporation. Did you have to buff it at all? See more ideas about stain colors, stain on pine, staining wood. I want to try on my kitchen cabinets. Did I use a conditioner or shellac… NO! Curious to know how it compares to MMS or chalk/cottage paint. I’ve used Shop Towels, old t-shirts and lint free soft clothes to apply this Java Gel Stain and all have worked nicely. I first applied a coat of Minwax Pre-Stain wood conditioner to all the pieces, except the first block. The stain was so very hard to get even (was Minwax) and the color is much redder than I wanted. Enter your e-mail so you don't miss a thing! I first applied a coat of Minwax Pre-Stain wood conditioner to all the pieces, except the first block. . window.dojoRequire(["mojo/signup-forms/Loader"], function(L) { L.start({"baseUrl":"mc.us12.list-manage.com","uuid":"d40a70e381e7ccbcb08937ddb","lid":"9df365d62a","uniqueMethods":true}) }), Copyright © 2020 Salvaged Inspirations • All Rights Reserved. Something for me to think about re-doing one day. In … The products that have made Minwax® an American icon will add color and beauty to your wood—in oil or water-based stains. So even if the GF claim didn’t hold true, some variance in tone would just add to the appeal. Thank you Suzanne… I really enjoyed working with it! Wood conditioner works beautifully on pine if I’m staining it a dark color (with Rust-Oleum stain…not Minwax). Sorry to hear this Jacque. HOw does the finish hold up to everyday use? I used a heavy duty lint free Shop Towel and worked in small sections. I decided to put these GF products to the test by re-styling 3 road-rescued furniture finds. Hi Jamie! I’ll definitely let you know how it all goes! Like the desk- what is a good color. Hi Shelly! With Minwax® wood stains, there’s a color to suit every style. I have a round oak table, how much of the poly do I sand off to use your stain? Of white/cream to use for the bottom without being too yellow or too white. If you’re planning to re-stain your desk, the steps you’ve listed are correct. I have problems with the rags I have leaving lint. When you say shop towels are you talking about the roll of blue heavy duty paper towel sold at big box stores? Best of luck. 1. It’s really easy to apply~ wipe on and then wipe off the excess so it doesn’t leave streaks. Isn’t that yellow stain with the paint dreadful? Pros of Gel Stains Gel stains are thick stain that you apply to a wood surface. I am getting ready to use gel stain on my knotty pine dining table. Can you wash it? To get a nice even stain on this softwood, a conditioner or shellac is often required. Loved your tutorial and nice that the gel stain has a poly built into it. Top 3 Best Stain for Pine Reviews 1. See more ideas about staining wood, floor stain colors, floor stain. Follow me on social media or sign up for a dose of furniture painting inspiration and diy tutorials. Just brush it on and let it set for about 20 minutes, then you can apply the stain of your choice. I haven’t used the gel stain before but I have a coffee table I’m wanting to try it on. I love your dark top on yours and the light bottom. The GF Pamphlet states ~ “due to the high content of urethane in Gel Stains, they may be used themselves or as a one can finish”. O shoot I forgot to ask….what is the bottom of this table painted with? The bottom of this table was painted with a custom DIY chalk/mineral paint using a Loop Recycled Paint in ‘Light Green’. I have knotty pine, medium stained kitchen cabinets. I also used this color on this Road Rescued China Cabinet, and then dark waxed it. So the wood looks very light with very dark streaks in the grain. Love the color! But if you’re looking for a more rustic look, I’m guessing a light sanding, apply gel stain (however many coats you like) and then seal with a topcoat for durability and easy cleaning would be the way to go. My vision… a “Country-Charm-Coffee Table”. If you have any questions/tips/or advice on staining pine or the General Finishes Gel Stain …I’d love to hear your thoughts. General Finishes Golden Pine Gel Stain Pint. Learn how your comment data is processed. Its “time-in-hiding” was brought to an end because of its large surface to Gel Stain. Yes, I did sand this finish down before applying the GF Gel Stain. Minwax Performance Series Tintable Wood Stain is available in 40 colors. Hi LouAnn! Loved this easy technique. Test stain on hidden area to verify desired color. Which did you do first? I’m Denise – lover of all things vintage, repurposed and restyled. Just brush it on and let it set for about 20 minutes, then you can apply the stain of your choice. I used a gel stain on an oak buffet and am not happy with the results. Sign up to get your dose of Inspiration and DIY Furniture Painting Tips! Stain colors available are any Minwax Oil or Water based spray and wipe stains. I too love to stop and check out stuff curb side. In this video, I experiment with several different stains on White Pine wood. It’s a bit of a challenge answering these types of questions without actually seeing the cabinets or piece. Minwax Wood Finish is a penetrating oil-based wood stain, which provides beautiful rich color that enhances the natural wood grain. Minwax Jacobean. Did you sand this down first? Yes, that’s exactly what I mean Kathy…they work great! Apply a thin, even coat of Gel Stain to a section using a natural bristle brush or a soft, lint-free cloth. Where you would have a problem is if your table is a laminate. It’s possible the streaking has nothing to do with you or your applicator and everything to do with the wood. I too have a similar piece that I bought years ago at a furniture store when the distressed look first came out. Minwax Design Series washes, wood effects and waxes offer new options for bare wood and wood that's already stained. There is really no right or wrong though. I know the original post is old but this might help someone else who visits your great site. Shop Minwax Wood Finish Water-Based Stain Royal Pine Interior Stain (Quart) in the Interior Stains department at Lowe's.com. I really didn’t like the way it looked, so I applied the GF Java Gel stain on top. It appears you may have done a light sanding, used the stain and then applied a wipe on poly, is that correct? If you’re unsure which your table is, here’s an example of veneer and laminatee that may be helpful. I am doing a small side table and will be staining the top and painting the legs. Stain or paint? It’s General Finishes Java Gel Stain. your projects are great!! Your email address will not be published. First my husband lightly sanded the stair treads to remove the paint splatter and drips. love this table!! . Very easy to wipe on and wipe off and very nice to work with. Apply a thin, even coat of Gel Stain to a section using a natural bristle brush or a soft, lint-free cloth. Some woods absorb stain VERY unevenly. In this case, a pre-wood conditioner is applied before staining and helps to get uniform finish. Either way, I take the time to completely cover the finished area (ie painted or stained) before applying the next. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. This particular table had a completely sanded down top and was stained in a ‘not so pretty’ light stain. I'm humbled and flattered when you share my work, so SHARE AWAY! You can give it a light sanding to remove the topcoat and then apply the gel. They have been reproduced using digital production techniques. That will be next . Would you recommend sanding first? Hi there Judy! Grab a cup of java and stay a while. Let's keep in touch! Thanks Regina! I think the Java Gel Stain would be a good choice. Very timely too, I’m building a farmhouse table using untreated furniture grade knotty pine. My goal is to remove the “orange” tone that is typical of knotty pine paneling from the 70’s but retain the grain and knotts in the wood. I know that regular stain won’t adhere to this evenly, but will the Java gel stain? I’m confident if I had applied another few coats of the Java Gel Stain , it would have continued to even out and become a much deeper tone. Tintable in a wide array of colors for ultimate design flexibility and color matching - please visit your neighborhood Sherwin-Williams Store. Well, as usual Dee, you did a remarkable job. This table has a gloss finish right now, do I have to sand it down? Gel stain is particularly forgiving with splotch-prone woods like birch, cherry, maple, and pine. Hmmmm great question Mike. I am going to attempt refinishing a knotty pine paneled wall in my living room. Im curious about how hard the finish is? , Also, stay tuned for Part#2 & Part#3 of this Road-Rescue Make-Over Series… here’s a sneak peek…, Filed Under: Blog, How To Tips, Product Reviews, Staining Furniture, Trash 2 Income Tagged With: furniture, general finishes, GF gel stain, java stain, road rescue, softwood, stain, stain pine, stain pine dark, staining pine, Hi. It looks AMAZING! If you’re working with a raw wood knotty pine dining table, it does not require sanding down before apply the gel stain. We’ve been wanting to do a wood/stain study for years now and in my head, I wanted to do every type of wood with about 20 different stains each.But with limited resources (not to mention space), we settled on 5 popular species of wood commonly used by DIYers, with 6 different stains; 2 light, … I guess I didn’t need to apply a topcoat but I did use a Satin Minwax Wipe-On Poly because I wanted a subtle sheen and extra protection. So the stain has poly in it? Your email address will not be published. There is just a bit left in the grain. Thank you, On the General Finishes pamphlet, it states that this Gel Stain “…produces an even finish on hard to stain woods such as Aspen, Pine or Maple”. Aug 25, 2018 - Explore Kim Nilson's board "minwax stain colors" on Pinterest. Unlike paint, gel stains still allow you to feel the underlying texture of the wood. If your existing finish is a lighter wood tone similar to or such as Minwax® Wood Finish™ colors, Natural, Golden Oak, Ipswich Pine, Puritan Pine, Golden Pecan, Fruitwood, Driftwood, Early American, Cherry or Pickled Oak, changing color with PolyShades® is quite easy. http://www.minwax.com/wood-products/stains/ Wood finishing expert Bruce Johnson is here to answer questions from readers of his blog. I went to the linked post and saw the recipes and you other samples. OMG I am so glad I came across this site. Wood Finish™ Stain; Gel Stain; Water Based Wood Stain; White Wash Pickling Stain; PolyShades ® Water Based WoodSheen ® Express Colour; Click on a colour chip for a larger view. I was originally searcing for how to remove veneer. This table was painted with a Custom Chalk Paint made with “Light Green” Loop recycled paint. If you want the very best stain for … Different stains on White pine wood didn ’ t absorb into wood as fast as stains... 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