Water based stain

Transform your wood projects with water-based stain. Discover how this eco-friendly stain can bring out the natural beauty of wood while protecting it from damage. Explore top ideas to upgrade your woodworking projects today.
35K views · 178 reactions | #1. Not applying enough stain
Wood absorbs water-based stain differently than oil-based stain. It may take more product to saturate the surface and keep it wet. You know you have enough when you can write your initials in it. If the stain is drying too quickly, immediately apply more to re-wet the surface. After 15-30 seconds, wipe away the excess.  

#2. Using the Wrong Applicator
Picking the right applicator will allow you to work quickly and efficiently. When staining wood, follow this rule: The larger the surface, the larger the applicator.  For small, flat surfaces, use a foam brush.For contoured surfaces, using a foam brush can slow things down. A good-quality bristle brush will make application easier and faster. For large surfaces, use a staining pad, pa Stripping Furniture, How To Distress Wood, Oil Based Stain, Water Based Wood Stain, Stain Wood, Water Based Stain, Staining Wood Furniture, Paint Furniture, Wipe Away

#1. Not applying enough stain Wood absorbs water-based stain differently than oil-based stain. It may take more product to saturate the surface and keep it wet. You know you have enough when you can...

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Oil Based Vs Water Based Stain

Tonight’s behind the music stain is brought to you by Minwax. It’s a battle royale of sorts. Just picture that famous wrestling/boxer announcer dude in his booming voice going “IN THIS CORNER….WEIGHING IN AT 32 OUNCES….WAAAATER BASED STAAAAAAIIIIN…AND IN THIS CORNER…WEARING THE YELLOW…ALSO AT 32 OUNCES….OOOOOIIIIIIIILLLLL BASED STAIN!” But seriously, this is a post about […]

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Gretel Christina Kovach