Retail Wood Finishing Products

Water Based Wood and Dye Stains

Nothing produces color on wood like a water-base stain. General Finishes Water Based Wood Stains and Dye Stains allow you to create the truest, deepest colors possible on any wood species.

Water Based Paints, Pearl Effects & Glazes

Environment friendly General Finishes green water base finishes are easy to apply, durable, and simple to repair. Water-based Milk Paints can be used with our Glazes and Water Based Wood Stains to create decorative finishes such as distressing, antiquing, faux marble, rag rolling, or color washing. Check out our Pinterest Board - we can custom mix any color there.

Water Based Topcoats and Sanding Sealers

Winning Fine Woodworking's Top Choice and Best Brush on award, General Finishes Water-based Topcoats have been proven to be a consumer favorite. Formulated to be durable and consumer friendly, these "green" wood finishes are continuing to earn high marks in the wood finishing world.

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. We think you will too.

Oil Based Topcoats

We have the superior Wipe-on Oil-base Wood Top Coats in liquid or gel: pre-stain conditioners, urethanes and oil & urethane combinations.

Furniture Maintenance Products, Polishes and Waxes

All furniture develops a patina of fine scratches with use. Occasionally, an accidental nick or scratch occurs that is beyond the definition of patina and requires touch up. Check out our funiture oils, polishes and waxes.

Touch-Up Products & Sundries

Nobody knows finishing better than the gang at General Finishes, and here are some of our favorite finishing products and supplies.

Design Center

Determine the color you want, choose your stain or paint and follow our application instructions. You are on your way to the perfect finish! Create customized designer looks and save thousands of dollars, applying our finishes on real wood furniture from your local unfinished furniture retailer.