SURFACE PREPARATION: All surfaces must be clean, dry and free from dirt, wax or grease. If persistent wax exists, remove with fine steel wool saturated with paint thinner or alcohol. This product does not take the place of sanding sealer in its usage. It is a pre-stain treatment only.
Bare Wood: Sand the wood thoroughly with medium grit sandpaper and progress to fine grit sandpaper. Always sand in the direction of the wood grain. Sand smooth and remove all dust.
Previously Finished Surfaces: Strip the surface completely down to bare wood with paint or varnish remover, making sure all previous finishes are removed. Surface must be sanded smooth. Remove all dust.dry. Remove all dust prior to application. Note: DO NOT use a tack rag to remove dust, as it may leave a residue that will interfere with adhesion.
APPLICATION: Stir product thoroughly with a circular, lifting motion to disperse contents evenly. 1. 2. 3. Note: Color depth may vary according to type of wood, stain and application technique. To as- sure that your finished color is accurate, we highly recommend you test your technique, wood stain and wood type before you start your project. Apply with a polyester or nylon brush. Ensure entire surface has been coated. Allow Stain Controller to penetrate surface 5 to 15 minutes. Remover excess by wiping with a clean rag. Do not leave a surface film; work in a small area so the product can not set up. Do not allow to dry thoroughly. Stain must be applied over Wood Conditioner within 2 hours.
THINNING: Do not thin. Use as packaged.
COVERAGE: Approximately 400 to 500 square feet per gallon depending upon method of application, type and porosity of wood.