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Varathane 1-qt. Dark Walnut Gel Stain (Case of 2)


1-qt. Dark Walnut Gel Stain (Case of 2)

$31.52 /case

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Product Overview

Varathane 1-qt. Dark Walnut Gel Stain (Case of 2) is a convenient and easy to use stain that provides deep, rich color to enhance the natural grain of the wood. Thicker consistency prevents drips and runs. No lap marks or grain raise.

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  • Ideal for vertical surfaces such as doors and window trim, Varathane gel stain will not drip or run
  • Covers 250 sq. ft.
  • Semi-transparent formula imparts beautiful color while enhancing the wood's natural grain
  • Thicker formula allows this stain to be used on vertical surfaces without dripping or running and it also can be used to create a natural wood look on fiberglass and composite doors
  • Not recommended for floors, decks or siding
  • Dries to touch in 2 hours
  • Cleans up with mineral spirits
  • Online price includes PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT

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Customer Questions & Answers

How much is the coverage per quart

Asked by: Superdave
Each quart covers 250 sq ft.
Answered by: CommunityAnswer
Date published: 2016-04-03

can I use this on painted doors?

I have wood doors that have been painted many times. I have been able to strip off most of the paint but it's not a perfectly clean wood surface. Can I use this product to stain the door over some remnants of old existing paint? I've seen different things online mentioned a paint/stain combo approach but I am skeptical.
Asked by: dcorr
I used this on kitchen cabinets, including some laminate sides (so not even wood). I sanded enough to remove the sheen and a lot of the original stain, but not all. I used 3 coats of this stain and it had total coverage and consistency.
Answered by: Marythemom
Date published: 2016-01-20

Is a clear coat need after gel stain has been applied ? What seals it ? Or keeps the color from c...

Is a clear coat need after gel stain has been applied ? What seals it ? Or keeps the color from coming off on ur hands?
Asked by: Gr33nbaypac
Yes, a polyurethane finish is recommended over Rust-Oleum Varathane Gel Stain to protect your project. Allow Varathane Premium Gel Stains to dry a minimum of 8 hours before applying an oil-based finish, and 24 hours before applying a water-based finish.
Answered by: Rust-OleumSupport
Date published: 2016-12-09

Can this be used without stripping or sanding an existing surface that's been finished?

My neighbor purchased a gel stain made by general finish. They were able to apply the stain without sanding or stripping their stair handrails. The result was great, has anyone tried to use this application method with varathane?
Asked by: vg2282
Varathane Gel Stain can be applied to non-wood surfaces without sanding or stripping. It is important that the surface is clean of dust, dirt, grease or glue with a clean rag dampened with mineral spirits and thoroughly dry before application. Always test your stain in a small inconspicuous area to verify the desired color outcome.
Answered by: Rust-OleumSupport
Date published: 2016-06-10
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Customer Reviews

1-qt. Dark Walnut Gel Stain (Case of 2) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this color! This is a reorder. I used this stain to change my dated honey oak cabinets to a rich, modern walnut. The stain was easy to use once I figured out a faster method to apply 3 coats and a coat of poly to each side of the 60 cabinets and drawers!
Date published: 2016-01-19
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