Exterior 450 Water Based Wood Stain

Exterior 450 Stain by General Finishes

GF's Exterior 450 Stains are premium quality, exterior pigmented stains designed for outdoor projects such fences, patio furniture, garage doors, entrance doors, outdoor kitchens and interior windows. It is not recommended as a deck finish. They contain U.V. absorbers to protect the finish and mildewcides to retard mold.

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Colors: Natural Base, Butternut, Sugar Maple, Chestnut, Cedar, Olde Cherry, Red Mahogany, Coffee Bean, Black Walnut
Sheen: N/A
Dry Time:  2-4 hours (70 degrees and 70% humidity)
Coats Recommended: 1
Cure Time: 21 days
Cleanup: General clean-up with soap and warm water recommended. Rinse thoroughly with clean water. For best results, clean all equipment with General Finishes Brush and Gun Cleaner.
Coverage: 150 sq ft/qt
Can Sizes: Quart, Gallon
Recommended Use: Vertical applications and exterior furniture projects. Not recommended as a deck finish. 
Topcoat Recommendation: Exterior 450 Clear
Spray Tip Sizes Recommended: 
VOC: < 125g/l (1.03 lb/gal)


Natural Base


Sugar Maple



Olde Cherry

Red Mahogany

Coffee Bean

Black Walnut

The digitized colors shown are for reference purposes only. Always test stain on a hidden area to verify desired color.


SIZE: Quarts, Gallons
Recommended Accuspray HVLP atomizing sets
: .043 -.051 tip and nozzle, No. 9 air cap.

Exterior 450 Stains can be applied by brush, rolled or spray. You have two options: Apply two coats Exterior 450 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.