Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 7
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Wrecker Minwax Jacobean Stain
I bought this product to refinish an oak table an chairs and am very pleased with the results of how it looks.
When opened the can I had to take a lot of time to stir the stain since the ingredients had settled at the bottom. Kept stirring till I did not feel any resistance on bottom of can and after that the stain was fine.
I did not use any pre stain preparations and the stain was fine going on bare wood that I used 220 grit sandpaper to prepare the surface.
This is all I did to prepare the surface for the stain and the stain spread easy and absorbed into the wood very good.
I used a fume mask since the odor is horrible and also wore rubber/latex gloves to protect my hands and cleaned up easily with paint thinner.
September 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Brokecollegestudent Lovely Color
I used this color to stain a coffee table I was making. It's the perfect color for a coffee table and by not wiping out the excess I got a unique rustic looking finish which I'm very pleased with. The stain dried fairly quickly although since I didn't wipe off the excess I had to wait a couple more hours for it to dry. Once it is dry the chemical smell begins to go away.
August 31, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Verified Reviewer Definitely do a tester first
Didn't look AT ALL like we thought it would on a pine door. It has a very dark distressed look about it which we ended up loving. If a distressed look isn't what you're going for then this isn't for you. We weren't going for that at first but after finishing our door it really looks AWESOME!!
April 26, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Expert Awful
This product is oily and awful I would rather if necessary use mahogany finish the product is over priced for its quality
January 28, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by signsofvinyl My all time favorite varnish
Jacobean is the perfect varnish color for the vinyl signs I make. We brush the white pickling stain over the top of this. I hope this product never ever gets discontinued.
January 14, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by RednexToyz Deep, dark finish
Made the wood grain on my pine almost black. GREAT finish for what I wanted. Deep & dark! Easy to use. The longer it sits, the darker it will become so practice on scraps first if possible.
November 20, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by remodelmom LOVE this color
We LOVE this color! We used it on an old white oak floor that we just restored, and we get SO many compliments! It has a beautiful, dark, rich color. The only negative is that it does show dust rather quickly.
August 27, 2011