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FolkArt Stains

Create a stylish wood finish with FolkArt® Stains.  Simply brush on FolkArt Stain then wipe off for an enhanced grain pattern and a tint of color.  Use to turn simple wood surfaces into beautiful home accents.  FolkArt Stains are also a great basecoat for hand-painted embellishments.
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For a deeper, richer stain color, apply stain, wipe in the direction of the grain, let dry for one hour then repeat. Continue this process until the desired color intensity is reached.
FolkArt® Stains can be applied by one of two methods:
  1. Brush-on Method – brush on with a foam brush, then wipe off with a clean, soft cloth.
  2. Wipe-on Method – moisten a soft cloth with the stain and rub surface to be stained, then wipe off with a clean, soft cloth. This method allows more wood grain to show through the finish.
Projects do not need to be sealed if they are for decorative purposes only. For added protection and if a project will be handled, seal it with FolkArt® Varnish or other waterbase sealer after the stain has cured.
Yes, FolkArt® Stains can be used as an antiquing medium on flat and satin finishes. Stain will not adhere to glossy finishes.