Oil Based Wood Stains & Sealers

Our oil based finishes have been foolproof for over 60 years. As a testimony to General Finishes Wood Stains' overall excellence, several woodworking magazines have awarded GF Stains their highest recommendations in national competitions.

Need some inspiration? Visit the General Finishes Design Center or Pinterest Board for Oil Based Wood Stain ideas.

Oil Based Gel Stains

General Finishes Gel Stain

Home of the popular Java Gel stain that has been featured across the nation's social media for upcycling furniture and cabinets. Gel Stains are heavy-bodied and do not penetrate as deeply into the wood as liquid oil-based stains do, providing the deepest, richest colors of any oil based stain available.

Need some inspiration? Visit the General Finishes Design Center or Pinterest Board for gel stain ideas.

Oil Based Liquid Wipe-On Penetrating Wood Stains

Oil Based Wood Stains from General Finishes

Oil Based Wood Stains are made from the highest quality oils, resins, and pigments to ensure your finishing project will be an easy and rewarding experience.

Need some inspiration? Visit the General Finishes Design Center or Pinterest Board for oil based wood stain ideas.

Oil Based Seal-a-Cell (Clear)

Seal-A-Cell Clear from General Finishes

An unusual combination of oils and urethanes, Seal-A-Cell Clear for decades has served craftsman as the best way to get that "natural" look on beautiful woods that aren't to be stained.

Oil Based Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner

Oil Based Pre-Stain Conditioner from General Finishes

Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner is specifically designed for use before staining new or bare soft and porous wood surfaces such as with Aspen or Pine.

It penetrates the grain of the wood to promote uniform acceptance of stain, and helps prevent streaking and blotching to help ensure a beautiful, even stain.