Jiving with Java Gel Stain

Show us what you have done with Java Gel Stain. This stain that has the most "finishing feel" of all - Woodworkers love the lustrous finish that results from rubbing on 2nd and 3rd coats. Gel Stains are formulated with a combination of pigments, oils, & urethanes to produce a durable and beautiful "hand-rubbed" finish. Gel Stains are heavy-bodied, and do not penetrate as deeply into the wood as liquid oilbase stains do. Available in stores in the US & UK, including Rockler & Woodcraft.


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Jiving with Java Gel Stain

Jiving with Java Gel Stain

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crimson + oak designs :: small farmhouse table with top refinished using General Finishes Java Gel Stain and painted with Annie Sloan Duck Egg chalk paint.

melinda: crimson + oak designs on Instagram: “This sweet little #farmhouse table is #forsale. Refinished with #anniesloanchalkpaint in #duckegg and #generalfinishes #javagel.…”

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The Mechanics Wife, themechanicswifeb..., chose the ever popular GF Java Gel Stain on this buffet top. If you're looking for a deep rich color, Java is for you!

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This color combo of GF Lamp Black Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain is very stylish. Big thanks to House a the End of the Road, www.brideonabike.... for sharing this refinish!

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General Finishes Java Gel Stain does it again! Joyously Domestic, www.joyouslydomes..., gave their kitchen an overhaul and it looks fantastic! For expert tips on using gel stain to refinish your cabinets, check out this video, bit.ly/1nfGBcY

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Twisted Vintage stained this table top with General Finishes Java Gel Stain. Loving that rich deep color! You can find your favorite GF products at Woodcraft, RockIer Woodworking stores or Wood Essence in Canada. You can also use your zip code to find a retailer near you at bit.ly/1pEtZMu.

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Made New Design, www.facebook.com/..., have this table the full General Finishes treatment. It was painted with Somerset Gold Milk Paint, accented with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects and topped with the one and only Java Gel Stain. She's quite a head turner!

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Love this fun bright table makeover from Amy Clements. She chose General Finishes Patina Green Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain to achieve this look.

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GF Patina Green Milk Paint and Java Gel go great together! Sew Darn Pretty, www.sewdarnpretty..., refinished this piece. Beautiful!

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Airdrie Furniture Revival, www.airdriefurnit..., gave these pieces a great new look with General Finishes Antique White and Persian Blue Milk Paint along with Java Gel Stain.

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GF Klein Blue Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain are a fabulous combo! Loving this desk by Thrifty Designs, thriftydesigns.wi....

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What a great color combo from Christines Country Collection, www.facebook.com/.... General Finishes Persian Blue Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain compliment each other perfectly on this refinished desk.

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General Finishes Java Gel stain and Corinth blue with high performance top coat

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This rich and gorgeous wood grain top was achieved with General Finishes Java Gel Stain. You can find your favorite GF products at Woodcraft, Rockler Woodworking stores or Wood Essence in Canada. You can also use your zip code to find a retailer near you at generalfinishes.c....

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This handsome piece was refinished by Jen's Furniture Rehab, www.jensfurniture... with GF Java Gel Stain, Snow White Milk Paint and High Performance Top Coat in flat. If you post pics involving GF products, be sure to tag @GeneralFinishes along with names of the products used, and we’ll be happy to share them on our social media channels and website.

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The 1 coat wonder came to the rescue on my outdated builder grade honey oak cabinets. I thoroughly cleaned any dirt, oils & toothpaste off. I then went over the cabinet with a 220 grit sand paper. Just enough to buff back the previous finish & to give the gel stain something to grip on to. I painted on one coat and here in Denver only had to wait 12 hrs (suggested time is 48hrs) before applying a light second coat. In between coats I used 0000 Steal Wool. Arm-R-Seal to protect is the last step.

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The 1 coat wonder came to the rescue on my outdated builder grade honey oak cabinets. I thoroughly cleaned any dirt, oils & toothpaste off. I then went over the cabinet with a 220 grit sand paper. Just enough to buff back the previous finish & to give the gel stain something to grip on to. I painted on one coat and here in Denver only had to wait 12 hrs (suggested time is 48hrs) before applying a light second coat. In between coats I used 0000 Steal Wool. Arm-R-Seal to protect is the last step.

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    Cindy Blinci

    I am in Denver too. Where did you get your gel stain?

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    General Finishes does have some retailers in the Denver area. Enter you zip code here, https://generalfinishes.com... to find the one closest to you!

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Vintage/Old/Loved, www.facebook.com/..., transformed this piece with General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain. You can find your favorite GF products at Woodcraft, Rockler Woodworking stores or Wood Essence in Canada. You can also use your zip code to find a retailer near you at generalfinishes.c.... #generalfinishes #gfmilkpaint #javagel

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The Modern Cottage Company, themoderncottagec..., gave this buffet a sleek and handsome new look with General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain. We'd love to see your projects made with General Finishes products! Tag us with @GeneralFinishes and make sure to let us know which products you used! #generalfinishes #gfmilkpaint #javagel

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Vanity rehabbed by Rehab to Fab. Valspar Chalky Paint in 'Woolen Stockings'. General Finishes gel stain in the color Java & Arm-R-Seal. #rehabtofab

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classic console table painted in GF milk paint and top stripped and refinished in GF java gel painted by Home Revival follow us on Twitter Facebook Instagram and Youtube

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General Finishes gel stain in Java & Behr paint in Saffron Strands. Topped with Arm-R-Seal.

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Solid Walnut antique desk was rehabbed by Rehab to Fab. General Finishes milk paint in "Coastal Blue". General Finishes gel stain in Java. Sealed with General Finishes Arm-R-Seal.

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Rehab to Fab transformed this solid oak chest of drawers with Heirloom Traditions Paint Heirloom Traditions Paint in Buttermilk. General Finishes gel stain in Java & Arm-R-Seal was used on top. Van Dyke brown glaze over the Chalk paint & sealed with Polyvine dead flat wax varnish.

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Amy's Attic, www.facebook.com/..., went with the ever popular combo of General Finishes Persian Blue Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain on this lowboy dresser. #generalfinishes #gfmilkpaint #javagel

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4 Ivory Pickets, www.facebook.com/..., did a fantastic job refinishing this dresser. GF Persian Blue Milk Paint and Java Gel were a great choice! You can find your favorite GF products at Woodcraft, Rockler Woodworking stores or Wood Essence in Canada. You can also use your zip code to find a retailer near you at generalfinishes.c.... #generalfinishes #gfmilkpaint #javagel

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