Another pinner wrote: Re-do honey oak (wooden or laminate) cabinets or furniture with "General Finishes Java Gel Stain" (absolutely NO substitutions for this brand!) No brushing! Wipe gel stain on with men's white sock.
It's much easier to spend a lot of time in your kitchen when you actually like it. If you are sick of staring at your old, outdated cupboards, but don't have a lot of cash on hand for a complete overhaul, work with what you have! Here is a great tutorial on how to stain, and like, your old old cabinetry!
"Gel staining my kitchen. The bottom is the old golden oak and the top is the new java stain. Looks a 1000 times better and updates the kitchen with very little money." General Finishes Java Gel is available in stores across America, Canada, and the UK, including Rockler & Woodcraft Stores.