1 coat Java Gel Stain over 1 coat Amber Dye Stain, sealed with High Performace Topcoat, satin
Apply additional coats to acheive desired color.
When layering water-based and oil-based products, increase the dry time:
- Water over oil: Let oil-based products dry 72+hrs
- Oil over water: Let water-based products dry 24+hrs
Layer GF Nutmeg Gel Stain over Amber Dye Stain for a warm look
Shown: 1 coat Nutmeg over 1 coat Amber, sealed with High Performance Topcoat, satin
Add additional coats to achieve desired color
"This project has been very rewarding. The table on the left is refreshed using General Finishes Dye Stains in Cinnamon on the table sides, Amber with a wash of Pewter on the drawers and Dark Brown on the shelf and legs. The color choices were a nod to MCM colors." - BentWoods Studio
"Bittersweet sending this table back home with its family. This is the work I love to do! Refinishing, restoration, restyling, and with a little modification! I have to thank my clients for putting all of their faith into my work and allowing me to make executive decisions where deemed necessary. It’s the greatest feeling when your client exudes all confidence in your craftsmanship and truly respects your opinion and advice. Though I’m always nervous when I return belongings to my clients, I...
This beautiful vanity was lightly sanded with 180 then 220 grit sandpaper. The beautiful burl wood top was then stained with GF dye stain in Amber.
I needed to add some extra oomph to the front of the drawer and mirror so using Artisan Enhancements VP Antico I did a raised stenciling effect. After it was completely dry I lightly sanded the stencil to knock down any rough edges.
I used Wise Owl paints in Weathervane, Bowie, Smokey Quartz and Begonia I sanded the paint doing...
Alaska is home of the midnight sky, and when the moon sits against the beautiful colors, it creates the most beautiful sky in the world. General finishes dye stains allows us to mimic the skies of the great Alaskan North in an amazing way. Each handcut peice is stained in general finishes custom dye stains. The sky is a mix of blue, ebony, and amber dyestain, all blended to an ombre effect. The moon is done with winter white glaze effects. The mountains are a mix of medium brown, dark brown...
Can't get enough of this custom handmade original by Just Chic! That amazing color was achieved with General Finishes Water Based Dye Stains in Merlot, Cinnamon, Vintage Cherry, Ebony and Amber.
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"Church pew before and after. Red oak returned to the classic golden brown satin tone it once had many years ago." - Joshua of Brackett and Co.
This astounding before and after was completed with GF Exterior 450 Topcoat in Satin which was pigmented with GF Amber Dye Stain.
The Wooden Touch used GF's Amber Dye Stain to give this wood turned Maple vase a lovely bit of color.
"I bought a ponderosa pine slab, made for cabinets, from Home Depot to use as a writing table surface in my office. I ADORE the look of dye stain under gel stain. Dye stain highlights the woodgrain and provides a unique undertone when used under gel stain. The wood has a warm, glowing look and feel that I love! I look forward to writing at this table every morning, especially at sunrise." -Jamie Finish schedule over prep-sanded raw pine wood: 2 coats of Amber Dye Stain 1 coat of a 2:1 mix of...
Check out this amazing hand crafted table from Marion Lovett! It first got a got of GF Amber Dye Stain, then a coat of Candlelight Gel Stain (shown in the second picture). Then 2 coat of Antique Walnut Gel Stain were applied and the entire table was sealed with 4 coats of Arm-R-Seal Topcoat. Marion says, "It is 8' in diameter and made of old barn wood (oak). The bottom was timberframed in the traditional fashion with mortise, tenon, and pegs. I was aiming for an old medieval look. I used all...
The Painted Drawer_ refinished this classic yet stylish table. "I used General Finishes Dye Stain in Amber as a first coat. After the dye stain dried, I used General Finishes Gel Stain in Nutmeg over it. The result is really lovely. The amber dye stain peeks out from under the nutmeg and gives the wood dimension and a great play of color. After it cured for a few days, I used the GF gel topcoat, wipe-on urethane in satin. I love this product! It provides a fantastic durable finish and gives...
Joel from Made In Farmington achieves gorgeous finishes using GF Products. To learn more about Joel's process, read on! "Made In Farmington specializes in fine studio equipment racks for the music recording industry. We offer a full color selection of GF dye stains on multiple wood species. All furniture begins with rough cut lumber - plate joined and finger joined - and finally sprayed with GF dye stain and sealed with GF Enduro Water Based Semi-Gloss Lacquer. I started out ragging on the...
This radiant masterpiece was custom-made by the very talented Ryan at Kneeland Designs using General Finished pre-stain conditioners, as well as Orange, Amber, Empire Red, Cinnamon, Ebony and Blue Water-Based Dye Stains with white wash on the eyes!