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In this tutorial video Chris Adams and "celebrity guest" Holly Haguewood of Drabs2Fabs show how to glaze a small table with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects over Holiday Red Milk Paint by Genera. .

How to Glaze a Table with General Finishes Glaze Effects

In this tutorial video Chris Adams and "celebrity guest" Holly Haguewood of Drabs2Fabs show how to glaze a small table with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects over Holiday Red Milk Paint by Genera

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Use GF's Glazes to create decorative finishes

Chris Adams and "celebrity guest" Nicole Genz of Rescued Furnishings show how to apply General Finishes Pearl Effects to a mirror painted with Driftwood Gray Milk Paint to create a hammered finish. .

How to Apply General Finishes Pearl Effects Specialty Metallic Paints

Chris Adams and "celebrity guest" Nicole Genz of Rescued Furnishings show how to apply General Finishes Pearl Effects to a mirror painted with Driftwood Gray Milk Paint to create a hammered finish. 

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Pearl Effects applied to a mirror to create a hammered finish

In this latest video, Chris Adams of General Finishes shows you 7 great tips for getting the most mileage out of a leftover can of finish after use. Feel free to contact General Finishes on Facebook at https://www.

7 Tips of Storing Leftover Finishing Products from General Finishes

In this latest video, Chris Adams of General Finishes shows you 7 great tips for getting the most mileage out of a leftover can of finish after use.  

Feel free to contact General Finishes on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/generalfinishes?fref=ts if you have questions regarding any of our products.  

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Learn how to get the most mileage out of a can of finish

Woodworker Wednesday - Silvia Song What a beautiful day for Woodworker Wednesday! This week features Silvia Song, an artist and woodworker who seeks to combine form and function with beauty and simplicity in a truly minimalistic style. We can't get enough of those gorgeous hand-turned and indigo-dyed maple bowls!.

Woodworker Wednesday - Silvia Song

What a beautiful day for Woodworker Wednesday! This week features Silvia Song, an artist and woodworker who seeks to combine form and function with beauty and simplicity in a truly minimalistic style. We can't get enough of those gorgeous hand-turned and indigo-dyed maple bowls!

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Woodworker Wednesday - Silvia Song

Get the Look - Champagne, Tawny and Bronze Pearl Effects over Snow White Milk Pa Achieve high-end style to rival Michelangelo with our new Pearl Effects! Mimic the look of marble with Champagne, Tawny and Bronze Pearl Effects stippled over two coats of Snow White Milk Paint. .

Get the Look - Champagne, Tawny and Bronze Pearl Effects over Snow White Milk Paint

Achieve high-end style to rival Michelangelo with our new Pearl Effects! Mimic the look of marble with Champagne, Tawny and Bronze Pearl Effects stippled over two coats of Snow White Milk Paint

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Get the Look - Champagne, Tawny and Bronze Pearl Effects over Snow White Milk Pa

In this video, Tom and Sheryl Monahan of General Finishes show how to refresh existing oak cabinets with General Finishes Brown Mahogany Gel Stain. Gel Stains are formulated with a combination of pigments, oils, and urethanes to produce a deep and durable finish.

How to Update Existing Cabinets with GF Gel Stain

In this video, Tom and Sheryl Monahan of General Finishes show how to refresh existing oak cabinets with General Finishes Brown Mahogany Gel Stain.

Gel Stains are formulated with a combination of pigments, oils, and urethanes to produce a deep and durable finish. Starting with Java Gel Stain, they have quickly become one of our best selling products because they provide great coverage over existing finishes or raw wood.

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Update Oak Cabinets with GF Gel Stain

Get The Look - Burnished and Tawny Pearl Effects Stippled Over Patina Green Milk We may have found the the perfect recipe for a rustic patina finish! Get the look with Burnished and Tawny Pearl Effects stippled over two coats of Patina Green Milk Paint. .

Get The Look - Burnished and Tawny Pearl Effects Stippled Over Patina Green Milk Paint

We may have found the the perfect recipe for a rustic patina finish! Get the look with Burnished and Tawny Pearl Effects stippled over two coats of Patina Green Milk Paint.

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Get The Look - Burnished and Tawny Pearl Effects Stippled Over Patina Green Milk

Get The Look - Argentine Pearl Effects Stippled Over Driftwood Milk Paint Glamorous style isn't just for Hollywood! Get the look with Argentine Pearl Effects stippled over two coats of Driftwood Gray Milk Paint. .

Get The Look - Argentine Pearl Effects Stippled Over Driftwood Milk Paint

Glamorous style isn't just for Hollywood! Get the look with Argentine Pearl Effects stippled over two coats of Driftwood Gray Milk Paint.

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Get The Look - Argentine Pearl Effects Stippled Over Driftwood Milk Paint

Get The Look - Argentine, Tawny and Bronze Pearl Effects Over Queenstown Gray Mi Achieve the look of antique mercury glass with this gorgeous combination! Get the look with Argentine, Tawny and Bronze Pearl Effects stippled over two coats of Queenstown Gray Milk Paint. .

Get The Look - Argentine, Tawny and Bronze Pearl Effects Over Queenstown Gray Milk Paint

Achieve the look of antique mercury glass with this gorgeous combination! Get the look with Argentine, Tawny and Bronze Pearl Effects stippled over two coats of Queenstown Gray Milk Paint.

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Get The Look - Argentine, Tawny and Bronze Pearl Effects Over Queenstown Gray Mi

Get The Look - Copper and Tawny Pearl Effects Stippled Over Evening Plum Milk Pa Not even King Midas could create a gold this rich and radiant! Get the look with Copper and Tawny Pearl Effects stippled over two coats of Evening Plum Milk Paint. .

Get The Look - Copper and Tawny Pearl Effects Stippled Over Evening Plum Milk Paint

Not even King Midas could create a gold this rich and radiant! Get the look with Copper and Tawny Pearl Effects stippled over two coats of Evening Plum Milk Paint.

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Get The Look - Copper and Tawny Pearl Effects Stippled Over Evening Plum Milk Pa

Get The Look - Burnished Pearl Effects Over Pitch Black Glaze and Brick Red Milk Add a subtle touch of gold with Burnished Pearl Effects! Learn more about Pearl Effects here: https://youtu. be/7c5WZEwA9wI.

Get The Look - Burnished Pearl Effects Over Pitch Black Glaze and Brick Red Milk Paint

Add a subtle touch of gold with Burnished Pearl Effects! Learn more about Pearl Effects here: https://youtu.be/7c5WZEwA9wI

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Get The Look - Burnished Pearl Effects Over Pitch Black Glaze and Brick Red Milk

Get The Look - Tawny Pearl Effect Dry Brushed Over Dark Chocolate Milk Paint Get a look as delicious as chocolate truffles with Tawny Pearl Effects applied over two coats of Dark Chocolate Milk Paint! Learn more about Pearl Effects here:. .

Get The Look - Tawny Pearl Effect Dry Brushed Over Dark Chocolate Milk Paint

Get a look as delicious as chocolate truffles with Tawny Pearl Effects applied over two coats of Dark Chocolate Milk Paint! Learn more about Pearl Effects here:

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Get The Look - Tawny Pearl Effect Dry Brushed Over Dark Chocolate Milk Paint

Get The Look - Tawny Pearl Effects Over Brick Red Milk Paint Red never looked so good! Get a look that even the Queen of Hearts would approve of with Tawny Pearl Effects stippled over two coats of Brick Red Milk Paint. Learn more about Pearl Effects here: https://youtu.

Get The Look - Tawny Pearl Effects Over Brick Red Milk Paint

Red never looked so good! Get a look that even the Queen of Hearts would approve of with Tawny Pearl Effects stippled over two coats of Brick Red Milk Paint. Learn more about Pearl Effects here: https://youtu.be/7c5WZEwA9wI

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Get The Look - Tawny Pearl Effects Over Brick Red Milk Paint

Get The Look - Bronze Pearl Effects Over Brown Mahogany Water Based Wood Stain Keep that bronze, sun-kissed look all year with Bronze Pearl Effects! Get the look with Bronze Pearl sprayed over General Finishes Brown Mahogany Water-Based Wood Stain. Learn more about Pearl Effects here: https://youtu.

Get The Look - Bronze Pearl Effects Over Brown Mahogany Water Based Wood Stain

Keep that bronze, sun-kissed look all year with Bronze Pearl Effects! Get the look with Bronze Pearl sprayed over General Finishes Brown Mahogany Water-Based Wood Stain. Learn more about Pearl Effects here: https://youtu.be/7c5WZEwA9wI

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Get The Look - Bronze Pearl Effects Over Brown Mahogany Water Based Wood Stain

Woodworker Wednesday - Marc Spagnuolo, The Wood Whisperer "It's our favorite day of the week - Woodworker Wednesday! This week we're featuring veritable woodworking legend, Marc Spagnuolo of The Wood Whisperer! Whether you're a seasoned professional or new to the trade, The Wood Whisperer is a valuable resource for all things woodworking. "Education and entertainment for the modern woodworker!" as Marc says!.

Woodworker Wednesday - Marc Spagnuolo, The Wood Whisperer

"It's our favorite day of the week - Woodworker Wednesday! This week we're featuring veritable woodworking legend, Marc Spagnuolo of The Wood Whisperer! Whether you're a seasoned professional or new to the trade, The Wood Whisperer is a valuable resource for all things woodworking. "Education and entertainment for the modern woodworker!" as Marc says!

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Woodworker Wednesday - Marc Spagnuolo, The Wood Whisperer

General Finishes is proud and honored to be featured in the August 2015 issue of Woodworker's Journal. Michael Dresdner, a nationally known finishing expert, highlights the advantagous of GF water based products in his article (below) titled "Water Based Coatings".

"Water Based Coatings" by Michael Dresdner

General Finishes is proud and honored to be featured in the August 2015 issue of Woodworker's Journal.  Michael Dresdner, a nationally known finishing expert, highlights the advantagous of GF water based products in his article (below) titled "Water Based Coatings". 

"Water-based coatings are becoming more popular, and there are good reasons why. Manufacturers have kept what was good but fixed a host of old problems.

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"Water Based Coatings" by Michael Dresdner

Woodworker Wednesday - Juan Baret of Baret Bats US Veteran Juan Baret has hit it out of the park with Baret Bats, a startup specializing in handcrafted custom baseball bats! A true inspiration, Juan takes the time to craft each bat for his clients, with his care and attention to detail is apparent in each project. .

Woodworker Wednesday - Juan Baret of Baret Bats

US Veteran Juan Baret has hit it out of the park with Baret Bats, a startup specializing in handcrafted custom baseball bats! A true inspiration, Juan takes the time to craft each bat for his clients, with his care and attention to detail is apparent in each project.

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Woodworker Wednesday - Juan Baret of Baret Bats

Woodworker Wednesday - Meraki Furniture On Wednesdays, we do woodworking! This week's feature is Keira James of Meraki Furniture, a dedicated and passionate furniture designer and maker. .

Woodworker Wednesday - Meraki Furniture

On Wednesdays, we do woodworking! This week's feature is Keira James of Meraki Furniture, a dedicated and passionate furniture designer and maker.

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Woodworker Wednesday - Meraki Furniture

Throwback Thursday It's Throwback Thursday! We're taking you all the way back to the totally rad year of 1984, when George Adams (he does exist!) purchased General Finishes. Operations officially began in December of 1985 with only two employees - George and Rob - and state of the art equipment!.

Throwback Thursday

It's Throwback Thursday! We're taking you all the way back to the totally rad year of 1984, when George Adams (he does exist!) purchased General Finishes. Operations officially began in December of 1985 with only two employees - George and Rob - and state of the art equipment!

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Throwback Thursday

Woodworker Wednesday - Texas Heritage Woodworks We know quality craftsmanship when we see it, and Jason Thigpen at Texas Heritage Woodworks definitely has it! Jason hand crafts furniture and accessories, and he is also a skilled leatherworker. We can't get enough of his stunning Roorkee Chairs! You may know Jason from #handtoolthursday, the tag he started on Instagram, and his collaborations with Anne of All Trades, LLC.

Woodworker Wednesday - Texas Heritage Woodworks

We know quality craftsmanship when we see it, and Jason Thigpen at Texas Heritage Woodworks definitely has it! Jason hand crafts furniture and accessories, and he is also a skilled leatherworker. We can't get enough of his stunning Roorkee Chairs! You may know Jason from #handtoolthursday, the tag he started on Instagram, and his collaborations with Anne of All Trades, LLC.

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Woodworker Wednesday - Texas Heritage Woodworks