Glaze Effects | Furniture | Cabinet Glazes | General Finishes

Glaze Effects are translucent water based colors used to create beautiful decorative finishes such as distressing, marble, shabby chic, burnishing, color washing, rag rolling and wood graining. Use over Water Based Wood Stains, Milk Paints, Chalk Style Paints and Pearl Effects. Glaze Effects can be inter-mixed or layered to create custom colors. They may also be layered over one another to create deeper, richer looks.


USE: Indoor Only

COLORS: Burnt Umber, Clear Base, Pitch Black, Red Sienna, Van Dyke Brown, Winter White, Yellow Ochre

SANDING: Do not sand stains before applying topcoat. Sand bare wood up to 150-180 grit. 

Sand opened grained wood up to 220 grit.

COATS: Normally 1 (additional coats can be applied for a darker color)

RECOAT: 1-2 hours

CURE TIME: Cure time for all General Finishes products is about 14 days under ideal conditions (70° and 70% humidity). However, this may vary slightly with humidity & temperature. Good ventilation, air movement and higher temperatures will accelerate dry time. 

APPLICATION: Acrylic brush, foam brush, paint pad applicator, or spray. Apply on and wipe off.

USE OVER: GF Milk Paints, Wood Stains, pigmented Polys, and any GF water base topcoat

CLEANUP: Soap and warm water

COVERAGE: 150 sq.ft/qt
CAN SIZES: Pint, Quart, Gallon 

VOC: <350 g/l ( 2.92 lbs/gal)  LOW VOC, LOW ODOR


Winter White/Driftwood

Yellow Ochre/Antique White

Red Sienna/Antique White

Burnt Umber/Antique White

Van Dyke Brown/Antique White

Pitch Black/Antique White