[icon_font type=”tint” color=”#0c94bc” size=”2x”]  The products that have made Minwax® an american icon will add color and beauty to your wood – in oil or water-based stains. With Minwax® wood stains, there’s a color to suit every style.

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How To: Tips & Techniques

[content_box icon=”check” icon_color=”#0831f9″ title=”Avoid Blotchiness Use Pre-Stain” titleBgColor=”rgba(255,191,0,1)” titleTextColor=”rgba(0,0,0,1)” bgColor=”rgba(255,191,0,1)” textColor=”rgba(0,0,0,1)” align=”left” width=”300px”]When it comes to using Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner, the rule is easy: when in doubt, use it. All woods are unpredictable when you stain them. To avoid a case of blotchiness, first brush on a coat of Minwax® Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner.[/content_box][content_box icon=”check” icon_color=”#0831f9″ title=”Always Wipe Off Excess Stain” titleBgColor=”rgba(255,191,0,1)” titleTextColor=”rgba(0,0,0,1)” bgColor=”rgba(255,191,0,1)” textColor=”rgba(0,0,0,1)” align=”right” width=”300px”]To ensure your topcoat adheres properly, wipe off any excess stain that did not penetrate the surface, following the direction of the wood grain.

 

 

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[content_box icon=”check” icon_color=”#0831f9″ title=”Test, Test, Test.” titleBgColor=”rgba(255,191,0,1)” titleTextColor=”rgba(0,0,0,1)” bgColor=”rgba(255,191,0,1)” textColor=”rgba(0,0,0,1)” align=”center” width=”300px” ]Before you begin your project, always test the stain on an inconspicuous area or a scrap piece of wood to verify the desired color.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   [/content_box]