"Staining furniture can bring out its rich texture. This piece is no exception. First I removed the existing orange finish down to bare wood, then I used a custom stain mixing Walnut and Graphite water based stains, both by General Finishes which enhanced the gorgeous wood grain." - Flipping Unbelievable    

"We do big stuff sometimes. This was a design that the client came up with and we made it come to life! All Maple with General Finishes Graphite stain with file cabinets below the middle bookcases."

"Solid oak coffee table.Stain color- General Finishes water based Graphite Paint color- GF Seagull Gray with a Graphite color wash over it." - Nap Time Furniture Creations    

"Love the look of grey stained wood. General Finishes Graphite works very well on orangey oak."

"Rustic, neutral… gorgeous! GET THE LOOK with General Finishes Graphite Water Based Stain" - Whitewood Furniture

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"Beautiful & Functional! Our Farmhouse Chic Collection is where it’s at for bedroom AND dining. GET THE LOOK with General Finishes Graphite Water Based Finish" - Whitewood Furniture

The table is stained in a custom mix of...

I love the way General Finishes Graphite stain turned out on this display case. It also has adjustable shelves with room to add another if needed! Another new type of build in the books! I love being able to take a clients design in their head, put it on paper and bring it into existence!
My client brought me this table that he grew up eating at. It was passed down and with its new life it is ready for another generation! Stripped, stained and sealed. The stain color is a custom blend of...

"According to Apartment Therapy’s article, 7 Spring and Summer Home Trends You Need to Know Now, "Grandmillennial style and warm minimalism, all have one thing in common: well-worn wood. From vintage French provincial nightstands to expansive 19th-century farm tables, wooden pieces with perfectly aged patinas are bigger than ever this season. Shown here T-4066XXTT (table) C-170B (chair) Get the LOOK! With General Finishes Antique Brown & Graphite Water Based Stains." - Whitewood...

"When you get free furniture you create! Painted General Finishes Basil Milk Paint. Glazed using General Finishes Graphite Water Based Stain. Top is stained with Graphite too. Clear coated using Aqua Coat water base clear lacquer." - Tara Lou Designs   Learn more about how to create custom glazes with GF water based products here:
"This custom toy chest was brought to me to be revived for a special little boys nursery! The seat was stained using GF Graphite Water Based Stain to match his crib while the rest was painted in pure white using my favorite General Finishes Brushable White Enamel!"    Learn more about Brushable White Enamel in this video:
"This solid mahogany dresser from Drexel is stamped circa 1962 and is amazingly well constructed! The wall this is going on are a beautiful green blue so we decided to go with pure white. I used General Finishes Brushable White Enamel with a satin finish and stained the top with a water based stain called Graphite. New hardware from D. Lawless Hardware completed our cottage vibe transformation!   Learn more about GF's Brushable White Enamel in this video:...

Custom Mixes of Water Based Stain

"Just wow! Custom order with a customized mix of stain for an eggplant color using General Finishes water based dye stain, Merlot and Blue, with Graphite water based wood stain surrounded by Antique White Milk Paint. Beautiful!"   

Comparison of Carbon Gray and Ash Gray Gel Stain vs. Graystone and Graphite Water Based Wood Stain Vs. Driftwood Milk Paint 

"This vintage mahogany buffet has been given a new life serving as a media cabinet. Painted in General Finishes Gulf Stream Blue while the top was painted in Seagull Gray and then stained with Graphite water based stain. New hardware in aged pewter from D. Lawless Hardware complete this revival!"     

Before and After in GF Graphite Water Based Stain

"LOOKing for something new and different? These Bassett beauties have been redesigned using a new General Finishes Water Based stain color called Graphite on the drawers and legs surrounded by a warm white frame. What a striking color combination! The brass knobs add just the right amount of shine on this mid century set." 

"I ❤️ console tables and I know you all do to! Other then dressers they are probably the most requested type of furniture I get. So naturally when I saw this cutie I had to have it. Solid oak with drawers and shelf, I hopped right in my car to go pick it up! The top was stained in General Finishes water based stain in Graphite while the bottom was then painted in Seagull Gray. New iron hardware pair beautifully with these shades of gray and complete this transformation. I also have to give a...

GF's new Graphite Water Based Stain

"This oak console table has been refinished in all shades of gray. The top was stained with one of General Finishes NEW water based stain colors called Graphite and I absolutely love it! The bottom was painted in a lighter shade, Seagull Gray. New antiqued pewter hardware from D. Lawless Hardware and gray striped paper liner in the drawers complete this transformation." - Nap Time Creations

Introducing 9 new GF Water Based Wood Stain colors

NEW Graphite Water Based Wood Stain from General Finishes, introduced April 2019. 

All NEW Water Based Wood Stain color in Graphite!