PRODUCTS FEATURED: GENERAL FINISHES WATER BASED WOOD STAIN: Espresso GENERAL FINISHES EXTENDER STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL: HAND-APPLY WATER-BASED STAIN OVER AN EXISTING FINISH Stir contents well. Prepare surface by scrubbing with a 50:50 mix of denatured alcohol and water using a Scotch Brite Pad. After dry, lightly sand with fine-grade (220-320) foam sanding pad or 400-grit sandpaper. Wipe off dust with an oil-free tack cloth or a water-dampened rag. Test the color on the underside of the project before you begin. Apply stain. Using a bristle brush, feather out uneven areas and pull excess stain from corners using a bristle brush. Discharge accumulated stain from the brush onto a dry paper towel as you work. Let the stain dry 2-4 hours in ideal conditions (50-70% humidity, 70*F/20*C). Optional: apply a second and third coat to deepen the color. Finish with 3 coats of GF topcoat.