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Posted by Bruce Ridenour on April 9th, 2002 07:46 AM
In reply to Quality Stains by carl on April 8th, 2002 10:35 PM [Go to top of thread]

No such thing as a shortcut to quality. Things like "PolyShades" from Minwax, in my humble opinion, are difficult to use unless your well practiced with that type of material. Overlaps caused by a technique that is too slow or by high temps are darker, leaving you with an uneven color in the finish.

I use a lot of stains for interior work and I never leave the wood with just stain. I always apply at least 2 coats of a clear finish over it. It takes time, but I guarentee that it will out last wood with just stain on it by decades.



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