Hi Lonnie! Gel Stain is thicker than stain. It has more of a hair gel consistency. And its great if you have a project that is in good condition that you do not want to sand! You can apply gel stain directly onto the surface of your project and seal! :)
I have a full post all about Gel Stain here. :)
You can also check out how to apply gel stain to chairs here. :)https://www.hometalk.com/43331618/how-to-use-gel-stain-on-wood-chairs
Hi Lonnie, this is Peggy. Here is some information about gel stain I hope will help you. Benefits of Gel Stain, and How to Apply It | DIY Network Blog: Made + ...
How to Use Gel Stain to Spruce Up Cabinets, Lamp Bases and More. ... Consider using gel stain, it has many advantages over traditional stain and won't cover the wood's natural grain like paint. ... I happened upon gel stain when I was looking for ways to transform the oak kitchen cabinets ...
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I also like it for vertical applications, as it doesn’t run down the face of the work.
I don’t like that there’s not a ton of color choices. I was told by a clerk that I could buy two colors & mix my own shade. And...so what happens when I run out and have to buy another set of cans & the custom mix doesn’t match?