Wood Stains and Finishes

Woodworker’s Hardware stocks a complete line of water based wood stains and finishes designed to compliment the craftsmanship of your cabinets and furniture. Water based stains and finishes perform as well or better than solvent based ones and have the added benefits of being environmentally friendly, low odor, low VOC's and they clean up with soap and water. You will be impressed with the depth of color in the stains and the durability of the finishes. Also now stock the oil based Gel Stain featuring the very popular Java Gel Stain along with the Arm-R-Seal oil & urethane topcoats.

Ready to Match (RTM) Stain

The Ready to Match stain system allows you to easily create just the right color for your next wood project. Cleans up with soap and water.

Water Based Dye Stain

Water based dye stains are deep penetrating stains designed to work like solvent based stains. Cleans up with soap and water.


Extenders and accelerators increase or decrease dry times in your General Finishes water based stains and finishes. Get more control in the timing of your finishing projects.


Get your custom water based stain mixes perfect by using the right measuring tools and our mixing lids allow you to easily mix quart and gallon cans by turning the mixing blades by hand or you can attach them to a drill.


Put the perfect finishing touch on your next woodworking project with General Finishes water based topcoats. Available in polyurethane, lacquer and varnish. Cleans up with soap and water!

Sanding Sealer

General Finishes water based sanding sealer is a perfect sandable foundation product for your next finishing project. It offers great water and chemical resistance and is non-flammable. Cleans up with soap and water!

White Undercoat

General Finishes water based white undercoat is similar to a sanding sealer except for the addition of white colorants. Great for white/off white finishes. Dries fast and cleans up with soap and water!

Milk Paint

General Finishes acrylic "milk paint" can be used indoors or out and is UV resistant. Use on bright contemporary or classic antique style cabinets and furniture. Cleans up with soap and water!

Glaze Effects

General Finishes Glaze Effects are translucent water based colors used to create beautiful decorative finishes such as distressing, marble, color washing, wood graining and more. Apply over water based wood stains and milk paint for stunning results!

Exterior Stain and Finish

General Finishes Exterior 450 rich water based wood stains have specific UV stable pigments and mildewcides designed for outdoor use and the Exterior 450 Outdoor Finish gives you a durable, protective outdoor finish that stands up to sun and rain.

Wood Stains

Water based wood stains for all bare wood or stripped surfaces. Easy use, earth friendly and cleans up with soap and water.

3M Accuspray PPS System

3M's Accuspray™ pressurized and gravity feed guns when used with the 3M PPS™ cups with disposable liners and filtered lids make mixing, applying and clean up of stains, finishes and paints a breeze. Saves time and money!

Oil Based Finishing Products

General Finishes oil based finishes is the home of the popular Java Gel stain and Arm-A-Seal topcoat for repurposing cabinets and furniture.

Furniture Oils and Waxes

Polishes such as orange oil polish works well for routine maintenance. Satin Finishing Wax can be used as a polish for rubbing out new finishes or as a scratch filler for worn surfaces.

Products by Manufacturers

  • 3M
  •  General Finishes

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