Step One: Sanding, removing all varnish that may exist. Wear a disposable mask so as not to inhale any microscopic dust. Step Two, Staining: Use a staining pad and Minwax Gel Stain in Walnut. The gel formula is thicker, so you don’t need a brush, and it doesn’t drip. Wear gloves. Step Three, For added depth, reapply a second coat 24 hours later.

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Restyling light cabinets and furniture into darker statement pieces is a popular choice now. Pickled pink oak, honey colored maple and golden oak are some of the many of the colors that I&#8…

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Antique Church Pew. All dressed up for Christmas. Using as an entry bench with storage underneath for shoes and hats. Refinished in minwax gel stain Brazilian Rosewood.

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Ikea Tarva hack: Use Minwax Gel Stain to achieve more even color and a richer look

Weathered top. I used Annie Sloan's old white chalk paint, minwax stain in special walnut and general finishes Java gel stain.

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BM "bare" OC-98 with Minwax gel stain "walnut" 606 Join Date: Dec 2009 Location: Arkansas Posts: 23 Tips

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