Nov 13 2019 explore lisa brott s board gel stain kitchen cabinets followed by 145 people on pinterest. With the oak cabinets the grain was very evident post staining.
Easy to use general finishes gel stain is undoubtedly the best gel stain brand as it involves little prep and produces high quality results.
Gel stain colors for kitchen cabinets. Old masters gel stain is a highly pigmented oil based stain designed to achieve intense colors on interior and exterior wood fiberglass primed metal and composition surfaces. Its thick formula allows easy application and superior color control necessary to achieve a rich and uniform color on most surfaces in a single application. Always test stain on a hidden area to verify desired color.
The digitized colors are for reference purposes only. You can see that process here if you re looking for some good tutorials on how to use gel stain i found this video and this video especially helpful. Really work it into the grooves of the wood and make sure you apply it all over.
With kitchen renovations costing thousands of dollars this gel stain is about 30 for a quart a quart goes a long way. 8 stunning stain colors for kitchen cabinets transform raw wood for custom looking cabinetry with a stain that fills your need for color but lets the grain show through. Gel stains water based wood stain water based paints pearl effects glazes.
Step 5 apply the gel stain using an clean rag we cut up an old t shirt apply the gel stain to the cabinet door. Gel stain is especially recommended for woods such as pine. This method works great for furnitu.
Gel stain dries pretty quickly so work on one door drawer or section of cabinet at a time. Instead i plan to paint them white which is a project for this spring. Gel stain will not require you to sand the product to a raw wood finish.
The gel stain is thick like pudding not a liquid. Jennifer s work has been featured in many print and online publications. See more ideas about staining cabinets gel stain kitchen cabinets stained kitchen cabinets.
While gel stain does go on thick and sit on the surface of the wood i found that you can still see and feel the natural wood grain beneath unlike paint. However my bright kitchen will not see gel stain. Jennifer ott january 11 1970.
San francisco based architectural color specialist and design writer. Glaze effects clear base. I decided to paint our kitchen cabinets.
Rachelle of originally worn shows you how to stain over an existing finish on cabinetry using general finishes gel stain.