General Finishes Water-Base Exterior 450 Wood Stain

GF's Exterior 450 Wood Stains are premium quality, exterior pigmented stains designed for outdoor projects. They contain U.V. absorbers and mildewcides for maximum protection from the elements.  Exterior 450 Stains can be applied by brush, roll or spray. You have two options:  Apply two coats Exterior 450 Wood Stain with no topcoat for a semi-transparent look or apply one coat of stain, wipe off and apply several coats of Exterior 450 Clear Finish. Warning: We do not recommend Ext 450 stains or topcoats for exotic woods Ipe, teak, or other dense oily woods that will get exposure.

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Natural Base


Sugar Maple



Olde Cherry

Red Mahogany

Coffee Bean

Black Walnut

Exterior 450 Wiped On over Cedar

MSDS & Data

Technical Data Sheets