How to stain wood CORRECTLY! Wood staining techniques, tips, and tricks

How to stain wood CORRECTLY! Wood staining techniques, tips, and tricks

Stain can be hard to master, but here are two techniques you can try to see which you prefer. We will show you how to avoid blotches, get the perfect color, and prevent too much mess.

Products used:
Rust-Oleum Varathane 211718H Premium Wood Stain, Quart, Golden Mahogany, 32 Fl Oz

SuperTuff Sponge, 2 Pack Staining Pad, White:


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  1. Dirk G on December 23, 2022 at 1:14 am

    So the wood is going to absorb into the wood. Okay I got it now. Thank you.

  2. Scott McDonald on December 23, 2022 at 1:23 am

    Can’t rinse out the sponge?

  3. João Pedro Nascimento on December 23, 2022 at 1:24 am

    Hi, I’m about to stain a kitchen counter top. What’s the best method to leave it with an even colour?
    Thanks from Sintra, Portugal.

  4. D1 on December 23, 2022 at 1:32 am

    Are you forgetting the fact that you have to complete different colors no on the same piece of wood because you did not wipe off the excess from the brush method

  5. Dimmu666ist on December 23, 2022 at 1:36 am

    Can i sand between coats of stain?

  6. D1 on December 23, 2022 at 1:38 am

    I’m a professional wood finisher stain what’s best sprayed a nun wiped good enough to do it at my fit pre treatment

  7. Marcio Desouza on December 23, 2022 at 1:50 am

    So cute