Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 7
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by ScottyP Every bit as easy as claimed!
I must admit I was skeptical when I pulled this stuff up on my computer. I had some old white (painted) bookshelves that my wife wanted replaced. I'm an electrician,not a carpenter and I'm retired and not anxious to spend a lot of money on new cabinetry. So I decided to make a minimal investment and give it a shot. I picked out a small portion of the whole project and went to work.
I was so pleased with it, I went ahead and ordered a gallon of the brush-on product and two more cans of the spray. I completed that project and soon did another. The only drawback I can see is that my wife is so happy with the results, she's finding all kinds of other jobs to do. It's easy to apply and dries in a hurry. Clean-up is a snap too. We'll see how it holds up over time but six weeks in it still looks great!
March 27, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by DirtyRed It actually works!
I've been wanting to stain my kitchen cabinets for years now but didnt want to go thru the sanding and such involved. Heard about this product and decided to try it out on my bathroom cabinets first....OMG! What a transformation. My bathroom looks 'rich' now. lol First clean your cabinets, they say with window cleaner...I say with L.A's Awesome(dollar store). Rinse with clean water and wipe dry. I applied 2 coats of the first step. It looks a bit orangy starting off, but like the other reviews state...IT DARKENS!. The only CON I had was the spray...it dripped, it ran, it came out in streaks and spots...my cabinet looked like it had the mange. Have a clean chip brush ready for this and quickly brush out the dark areas. If you still have zebra stripes, you can always apply some white primer over that area after it dries and start over. I have decided to use the remaining stain on one of my kitchen cabinets that houses my wall oven just to add a little pop. I'm going to glaze the others with Ralph Lauren Tea stain.(not avail thru Home Depot anymore??) But I digress...This product really is easy to use, dries fast, and allows for mistakes. Just follow the instructions(no, holding the can upside down does not clear the nozzle), use lots of drop cloths, and put a coat or two of polyurethane over the finished product. Viola! Brand new cabinets. Now I'm going to use some crown molding over the top edges of my countertop with the same stuff to make it look like real furniture, and finish up with the Giani Faux Granite in 'Chocolate" for my counter tops. I already did my kitchen. Check out my review and pics for that. Buying the spray right now. Have fun.
March 11, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Lisa Very Easy
This product was so easy to use. I did my white bathroom cabinets and no one can tell they were white to begin with. The color is beautiful and I was able to complete the project in five hours. I am already planning my next project
March 3, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Rose Product works as advertised
Works great! Just a little advise
after spraying 2nd application
Wait 24 hrs before respraying2nd
Coat. It gets darker as time goes on and you may find its just right one day later when you would have thought it needed another coat had you only waited 30 min. Between coates
July 2, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Lizzy Amazingly real looking faux wood.
I did my bathroom cabinets with this product and it turned out fantastic! It started as white MDF cabinets and ended up looking like rich wood. The product is easy to use, easy to follow directions are included. Be patient when spraying, it's tempting to spray too much at first because it seems nothing's there but the product darkens as it dries. Very durable too!
October 22, 2011
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by howard Like the final result
First thing, throw out the brushes. I spent a lot of time pulling brush bristles from the finish and repairing the damage. Never received the dvd that was supposed to be included, but, I watched one online. I used the paint on finish, but, did not like the 2nd step spray. Liked the look better than with the 2nd step. Then I coated with water based polyurethane. Final result: Good.
November 20, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by rvfxtrtr Dramatic Differance and EASY
Was a fast project only took a couple hours and very happy with resaults. Used on my front door looks great from the curb to porch. Way cheaper than new doors and looks better than plain paint. Next project will be kitchen table and chairs. Anybody could do this. Recommend watching DVD that came with kit and pull bristles in brush to make sure you get any loose one out before starting.
July 15, 2014