It penetrates the grain of the wood to promote uniform acceptance of oil-based stains. Treating the surface with Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner helps prevent streaks and blotches by evening out the absorption of oil-based stains. It can be applied over any wood but is especially necessary when working with soft or porous woods like pine, alder, birch, and maple. Use a cloth or brush to apply. Recoat after 15 minutes, but no more than 2 hours. Dry time in 15 minutes. Normally one coat is sufficient, but additional coats may be applied on highly absorbent woods. Covers approximately 40-60 square feet per pint. Cleanup with mineral spirits or paint thinner. Minwax Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner is not recommended for use with water-based stains.
Minwax Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner
Assures even stain penetration on soft woods such as pine, fir and spruce
Prepares the wood to avoid blotching and streaking
Wood may be stained immediately after application
Coverage is approximately 75 square feet per quart
Size: 1 Pint