Minwax Interior Alkyd Wood Finish Stain

  • Recommended for furniture, woodwork, doors, floors, cabinets, and accessories
  • Half Pint (236 millilitres)- One coat of approximately 50 square feet of surface space 
  • Quart (946 millilitres)- One coat of approximately 150 square feet of surface space
  • *Coverage may vary depending on the surface porosity and texture*

  • Sand wood in the direction of the grain, first using medium grade sandpaper (ex. #120) and working your way to a finer grade (ex. #220). Remove all sanding dust before staining
  • Pre-treat soft or porous woods such as pine, maple, alder, and birch. This will help the wood evenly absorb the stain colour. Apply Stain within 2 hours of pre-treatment
  • Use in a well-ventilated area
  • Stir thoroughly before and occasionally during use; apply 1-2 coats; second coat may be applied to darken the colour (for second coat: repeat application directions for first coat)
  • Test stain on a hidden area or a piece of wood exactly the same as the one you are staining in order to verify the desired colour
  • Apply stain in the direction of the grain with a brush, clean cloth, or foam applicator
  • Let the stain penetrate for 5-15 minutes to ensure to ensure you achieve the desired colour
  • Remove excess stain with a clean cloth. Wipe in the direction of the grain, wile blending light and dark areas to obtain uniform colour
  • Keep container closed when not in use
  • Keep out of reach of children
  • It is recommended that anyone who is applying the product or present during application of this product, especially those who are asthmatic, follow the manufacturer's safety precautions
  • It is recommended that pregnant women are not present when product is being applied and drying
  • Dries in 8 hours
  • Can be recoated after 4-6 hours from first coat
  • Humidity, temperature, or inadequate ventilation may prolong drying times
  • Clean with mineral spirts or paint thinner
  • In case of spillage, absorb with inert material and dispose of in accordance with local regulations
  • Wash thoroughly after handling
  • When storing, tightly close container and store upside down
  • Store in a well-ventilated area
  • Do not store near heat, sparks, open flame, or other sources of ignition
  • Protect from freezing
  • Use completely or dispose of properly

Safety Data Sheet-Espresso (273)


Technical Data Sheet (Wood Finish Stain)