Model # 342087

Internet #305704375

Store SKU #1003317070

Varathane 1 qt. Wood Conditioner
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Varathane

1 qt. Wood Conditioner

  • Conditions interior wood surfaces to prep for oil based stain
  • Seals soft or porous wood for a smooth, even wood stain finish
  • Easy to use, high solid formula covers up to 220 sq. ft./quart
$ 12 68
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Product Overview

  • Conditions interior wood surfaces to prep for oil based stain
  • Seals soft or porous wood for a smooth, even wood stain finish
  • Easy to use, high solid formula covers up to 220 sq. ft./quart
Varathane 1 qt. Wood Conditioner is a pre-staining step made for use on interior wood projects before finishing with an oil-based stain. Varathane Wood Conditioner helps prevent splotchy, uneven staining on soft and porous wood types, including birch, maple, alder, fir and pine. High-solids formula offers excellent penetration into the wood for beautiful staining results and projects. Made to prep and seal wood surfaces allowing for a rich, deep and even color.
  • Use prior to applying stain to porous woods to minimize blotchiness and ensure a consistent, even stain application
  • Works on interior soft wood surfaces including pine, maple, alder, fir and birch
  • Covers up to 220 sq. ft.
  • Acts as a wood sealer and seals soft wood pores for a better, even color and stain control without splotches
  • Applies easily to interior wood surfaces using a brush or cloth
  • High-solids formula penetrates deeply into wood to close pores, allow 30 minutes after application before applying wood stain
  • Cleans up with mineral spirits
  • Will work on a variety of wood surfaces including interior wood furniture, cabinets, doors, trim, wood floors and paneling
  • Actual paint colors may vary from on-screen and printer representations
  • Online Price includes Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT
  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

Product Overview

  • Conditions interior wood surfaces to prep for oil based stain
  • Seals soft or porous wood for a smooth, even wood stain finish
  • Easy to use, high solid formula covers up to 220 sq. ft./quart
Model #: 342087
Sku #: 1003317070
Internet #: 305704375

Varathane 1 qt. Wood Conditioner is a pre-staining step made for use on interior wood projects before finishing with an oil-based stain. Varathane Wood Conditioner helps prevent splotchy, uneven staining on soft and porous wood types, including birch, maple, alder, fir and pine. High-solids formula offers excellent penetration into the wood for beautiful staining results and projects. Made to prep and seal wood surfaces allowing for a rich, deep and even color.

  • Use prior to applying stain to porous woods to minimize blotchiness and ensure a consistent, even stain application
  • Works on interior soft wood surfaces including pine, maple, alder, fir and birch
  • Covers up to 220 sq. ft.
  • Acts as a wood sealer and seals soft wood pores for a better, even color and stain control without splotches
  • Applies easily to interior wood surfaces using a brush or cloth
  • High-solids formula penetrates deeply into wood to close pores, allow 30 minutes after application before applying wood stain
  • Cleans up with mineral spirits
  • Will work on a variety of wood surfaces including interior wood furniture, cabinets, doors, trim, wood floors and paneling
  • Actual paint colors may vary from on-screen and printer representations
  • Online Price includes Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT
  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

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Specifications

Dimensions

Container Size
1 QT-Quart

Details

Dry to touch (min.)
30
Interior Paint & Stains Product Type
Oil/Conditioner
Interior/Exterior
Interior
Number per Package
1
Paint Tool Product Type
Interior Paint/Stain
Paint/Stain Clean Up
Mineral Spirits
Transparency
Transparent

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Satisfaction guaranteed for full refund of purchase price

Specifications

Dimensions

Container Size
1 QT-Quart

Details

Dry to touch (min.)
30
Interior Paint & Stains Product Type
Oil/Conditioner
Interior/Exterior
Interior
Number per Package
1
Paint Tool Product Type
Interior Paint/Stain
Paint/Stain Clean Up
Mineral Spirits
Transparency
Transparent

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Satisfaction guaranteed for full refund of purchase price

Questions & Answers

Hi. The directions say to allow conditioner to penetrate 30 minutes. Must it then be stained imme...

Hi. The directions say to allow conditioner to penetrate 30 minutes. Must it then be stained immediately after 30 minutes or is there a window of time acceptable? For example, can one apply the conditioner, wipe off the excess then get back to it the next day to stain ? Thank you.
Asked by: Harry
I wait about 1 hour to 2 hours before application of stain.
Answered by: siddique
Date published: 2019-02-25

How long does it take for the wood conditioner to completely dry or evaporate?

How long does it take for the wood conditioner to completely dry or evaporate?
Asked by: GitRdun
It only took an hour
Answered by: Pete
Date published: 2019-03-26

Can I use tung oil after using pre-stain conditioner, and stain for finish protection? I'm concer...

Can I use tung oil after using pre-stain conditioner, and stain for finish protection? I'm concerned the tung oil won't penetrate the wood after using the conditioner. Thanks for any help ASAP!
Asked by: LWD
Pre stain helps get smooth uniform stain effect. Have not used Tung Oil myself, but it should work. Try it on a small piece to see the effect before working on the actual project.
Answered by: siddique
Date published: 2019-04-17

Can this be used on exterior applications? I'm building a pergola using pressure treated pine. ...

Can this be used on exterior applications? I'm building a pergola using pressure treated pine. Can I use this product to pre-stain pressure treated pine? I'm planning on using poly or lacquer to cover/protect the stain, obviously.
Asked by: Chris
Thank you for reaching out, Chris. Rust-Oleum Varathane Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner is suitable for interior wood surfaces only. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 5
Answered by: Rust-OleumSupport
Date published: 2019-04-18
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Customer Reviews

1 qt. Wood Conditioner is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 39.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The instructions were easy to follow. I used it to seal a piece of pine before I applied stain. T... The instructions were easy to follow. I used it to seal a piece of pine before I applied stain. The conditioner helped create a blotch-free, evenly tinted finished product.
Date published: 2019-02-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 1) The odor was intense in the garage. Hadn’t opened... 1) The odor was intense in the garage. Hadn’t opened the door ao as to keep bugs out. 2) Thought I was painting on & wiping off the same amount of conditioner, but after the door dried for a day I realized part of one board was not coated the same. No info about doing a second coat…argh!!! Now what?
Date published: 2019-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a great product. I use Varathane on most... This is a great product. I use Varathane on most all of my staining projects. The conditioner insures i get a good even color. I always use it in conjunction with Varathane stains. I have not tried it with another brand.
Date published: 2019-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The portion of wood that is visible is great looking because of the process my husband used inclu... The portion of wood that is visible is great looking because of the process my husband used including this product.
Date published: 2019-01-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Definitely made a difference in the way the stain penetrated... Definitely made a difference in the way the stain penetrated the plywood. Much light but way more even.
Date published: 2019-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I didn't know I needed this before I used the stain it worked fantastic I didn't know I needed this before I used the stain it worked fantastic
Date published: 2019-03-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from The smell is horrendous compared to pre-stains made by other... The smell is horrendous compared to pre-stains made by other companies.
Date published: 2019-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We did a pine floor and this product made the... We did a pine floor and this product made the stain work amazing
Date published: 2019-03-19
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