Top 10 Gel Stains for Wood – Building Materials

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1. Minwax

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1/2 pint, Minwax 260914444 Interior Wood Gel Stain, Coffee

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Minwax #ad - Rich, wood appearance. The thick-bodied consistency makes it ideal for giving fiberglass or metal doors. Recoat: 8-10 hours. The non-drip formula makes it ideal for vertical applications like doors and molding.
BrandMinwax #ad
ManufacturerMinwax Company #ad
Height3 Inches
Length2.88 Inches
Weight0.61 Pounds
Width2.88 Inches
Part Number260914444
Model260914444

2. Retique It

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Weathered Wood, Thin Water-Based Gel Stain/Paint Glaze and Wood Stain Hybrid 8 oz Stain, Gel Stain by Retique It

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Retique It #ad - Hypoallergenic. Easy to use, clean up with soap and water. Interior / Exterior. Fast drying, dries in less than an hour under 10 minutes with heat gun or blow dryer. Non-toxic, water-based, virtually no order. Paint glaze - Works as a glaze over painted finishes. New nano-technology makes this the most Versatile gel stain & glaze on the market. Gel stain - works over any finish without sanding off the old yet thin enough to absorb into unfinished wood. Thin enough to be used in a sprayer as well as absorb into unfinished wood. Made in the USA.
BrandRetique It #ad
ManufacturerRenaissance Innovations, LLC #ad
Height2 Inches
Length2 Inches
Width2 Inches
ModelGel Stain

3. Rust-Oleum

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Half Pint, Varathane 224500 Premium Gel Stain, Red Mahogany

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Rust-Oleum #ad - Applies evenly without causing lap marks or grain raise; not recommended for floors, decks or siding. Designed for vertical surfaces including doors, window trim and furniture; creates a natural wood look on fiberglass and composite doors. Enhances the natural beauty of the wood grain with long-lasting, rich deep color. Formulated with a thicker consistency to prevent drips and runs and provides twice the coverage of traditional oil-based stains. Dries to the touch in 1 hour and covers up to 60 sq ft.
BrandRust-Oleum #ad
ManufacturerRust-Oleum #ad
Height1.58 Inches
Length1.58 Inches
Weight0.55 Pounds
Width0.78 Inches
Part Number224500
Model224500
WarrantySatisfaction guaranteed.

4. Old Masters

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Old Masters, Dark Walnut 80708 Gel Stain Pint

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Old Masters #ad - Brand name: Old Masters. Country of Origin: United States. Item weight: 1. 0 lb. Color: Dark Walnut.
BrandOld Masters #ad
ManufacturerPaint Sundries Solutions #ad
Height2.69 Inches
Length4.25 Inches
Weight1 Pounds
Width4.25 Inches
Part Number80708
Model80708

5. General Finishes

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Espresso, General Finishes Water Based Wood Stain, 1 Quart

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General Finishes #ad - Create custom colors by intermixing GF Water Based Wood Stains or paints, or mix with any GF water based topcoat to tint and tone. Indoor use only; Formulated to provide workability similar to oil based stains. High-quality pigments produce rich, dark colors; Can be hand-applied or sprayed. Low odor, low VOC, water cleanup and noncombustible.
BrandGeneral Finishes #ad
ManufacturerGeneral Finishes #ad
Height4.88 Inches
Length4.5 Inches
Weight2.25 Pounds
Width4.5 Inches
Part NumberWXQT
ModelWXQT

6. S&S Worldwide

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Color Splash! Gel-Based Wood Stain, 16 oz.

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S&S Worldwide #ad - Colors include maple, cherry, walnut and oak. Provides a protective and decorative finish and can be used for staining and antiquing. Screw-top plastic bottles. Simply apply stain with a brush or soft cloth and gently rub the color into the wood. Set of 4 assorted 16-oz. Perfect for all wooden craft projects.
BrandS&S Worldwide #ad
ManufacturerS&S Worldwide Education #ad
Part NumberPT3359
ModelPT3359

7. Minwax

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Minwax 308240000 Wood Finishing Clothes, Dark Mahogany

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Minwax #ad - Dries in one hour and cleans up with soap and warm water. It's diy in a whole new way. Sand the wood smooth, remove any sanding dust, simply wipe on the stain and finish using the pre-moistened cloths. Wood finishing cloths come in 5 popular wood tones from Natural Oak to Dark Mahogany. Provides beautiful results in one hour. Experience the fast and easy way to finish wood. One easy step. Wipe off the excess with a clean rag, let dry for an hour, and you’re done.
BrandMinwax #ad
ManufacturerMinwax #ad
Height9.5 Inches
Length4.25 Inches
Width0.38 Inches
Part Number308240000
Model308240000

8. Rust-Oleum

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Clear, Watco 241758 Butcher Block Oil & Finish

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Rust-Oleum #ad - 300 The rich sheen enhances the wood while it protects. Easy wipe-on application. Easy wipe-on application with a clean cloth - meets government standards of 21 CFR 175. Enhances and maintains wood items with a rich, lustrous sheen. Ft. Ready for use after 72 hours. Dries to the touch in 2 hours and covers up to 50 sq. Food-safe formulation. Non-toxic, food safe wood oil is easy to apply with no brush marks. Protects interior wood surfaces such as butcher blocks, cutting boards, salad bowls and more.
BrandRust-Oleum #ad
ManufacturerRust-Oleum Corporation #ad
Height6.5 Inches
Length3.88 Inches
Weight1.07 Pounds
Width1.75 Inches
Part Number241758
Model241758

9. SamaN

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Antique Walnut, SamaN TEW-212-12, Interior Water Based Stain for Fine Wood, 12 oz, 12-Ounce

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SamaN #ad - No need for a conditioner. Made for all types of interior woodwork. Needs just one coat. Safe for the earth, safe for people and safe for pets. Exceptional coverage -12-Ounce covers up to 75 Square Feet.
BrandSamaN #ad
ManufacturerSaman #ad
Height8 Inches
Length2.5 Inches
Width2.5 Inches
Part NumberTEW-212-12
ModelTEW-212-12

10. Minwax

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Minwax 308064444 Express Color Wiping Stain and Finish, Emerald

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Minwax #ad - Fast drying. Fast drying. Wiping stain. Cleans up with soap and water. Low odor. Wiping stain. Cleans up with soap and water. Capacity - 6 oz. Creates stunning color and beautiful results in one effortless step. Low odor. Creates stunning color and beautiful results in one effortless step. Water based. This product adds a great value.
BrandMinwax #ad
ManufacturerMinwax #ad
Height4.75 Inches
Length2.06 Inches
Weight0.24 Pounds
Width4.75 Inches
Part Number308064444
Model308064444