How Do You Stain And Finish Wood?
Staining and Finishing Wood is an easy task. Here you will learn to beautify all types of wood and get started immediately! First, wou will obviously need your wood product that needs staining and finishing. You will want to ensure you have sanded and removed all sawdust from the workpiece. You can remove sawdust with a can of compressed air or an air compressor if one is available. Depending of the wood species, you will want to use a pre-stain product, such as Minwax pre-stain. If you have a soft wood such as pine, aspen or Popular, you should use prestain. If you have a hardwood such as Oak, Mahogony or Maple, a prestain is not needed. Simply follow the instructions on the prestain container for application needs. Mostly it is only an apply with a foam brush, wipe off the excess and then apply the stain within a two hour period. Prestains create an even surface for the actual stain so no blotchiness occurs. It is highly recommended for soft-type woods. Any local hardware store will