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Stain over clear finish

Posted by Henry in MI on February 3rd, 2003 10:33 AM
In reply to Stain over old stain by Sue M. on February 3rd, 2003 10:20 AM [Go to top of thread]

Sue, you would not be putting stain over stain, you would be putting it over some kind of clear finish. Some clear finishes are capable of holding some stains--at least for a while--but this can get pretty problamatic. The chances are better for big problems than good results.

Other that strip and refinish, your choice, basically, is paint. To do that right, you would scuff sand and prime before painting.

Henry in MI

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