Recommended for use on all interior unfinished wood surfaces. For best results use minwax pre stain wood conditoner prior to application of colour. Stir well before and during use, apply a thin coat of stain with a lint free cloth or foam brush, Going with the grain of the wood, Wait no more than 3 minutes, remove excess with a lint-free cloth lightly dampenend with stain. Wipe in direction of grain. Do not sand in between coats. Apply Polycrylic, clear coat to protect after at least 3 hours.