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Wood Kote Jel'd Stain

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1.50 LBS
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Product Description

Basic Use-

Jel’d Stain is formulated for interior wood surfaces such as casework, doors, trim, paneling and cabinets. It matches the corresponding colors of Jel’d Stain 550 & 250 and Liqwid Stain 550 & 250. Jel’d Stain may be applied to bare or bleached wood. It is compatible with a variety of other Wood Kote products. Please refer to the Wood Kote Schedule of Product Compatibility and Recommended Dry Times. Jel’d Stain DOES NOT comply with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emission requirements for Architectural and Industrial Maintenance coatings (effective 13Sep99).


  • Matches Jel'd Stain 550 & 250 and Liqwid Stain 550 & 250
  • Easy to apply
  • Fast-drying
  • 2-3 times more coverage than liquid stains
  • No stirring required


One application of Jel’d Stain will cover approximately 1250-1500 sq ft/gal (30,6-36,8 m2/L). Recoating is not recommended.

Composition & Properties-

Jel’d Stain is a fast-drying semitransparent pigment wood stain. It is intended for application without thinning. If thinning is desired, PolySolvent (mineral spirits) should be used or, if regulations require a VOC-exempt thinner, use AceThin (acetone).

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  1. Jel'd Stain 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 30th Jun 2015

    Amazing! I had a can of the same stain that was at least 20 years old. I got to the middle of my project and discovered what was left wasn't going to be enough. With a little fear a new can wouldn't match, I had no choice. I ordered a can of the same color, and was absolutely blown away when I started using it. It matched as if it were out of the original can. Can't tell you how pleased I am, and so is my granddaughter, whose bed frame it was used on. Thank you!!!

  2. Wow!! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 22nd May 2015

    I can not believe it!!

  3. Consistently beautiful, penetrating stain 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 14th Jan 2015

    I'm not a professional woodworker, but I've used Jel'd Stain for over 15 years on the woodwork of my 1916 home that I've been refinishing. I blend blend 1 part walnut to 4 parts danish walnut and get the deepest, most beautiful stain. There isn't a dealer within 100 miles of me, so I have to order it at great expense, but it's worth it.

  4. Worked as promised 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 4th Nov 2013

    I've used a lot of stains, this ranks up there, maybe the best. No drips , no hard rags,(used the same applicator rag next day), went on evenly, dried uniformly...I like it! Plus excellent service too , just like I like.

  5. Easy to use 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 4th Jul 2013

    We used the Fruitwood back in 1999 to refinish our hardwood floors to match the original oak woodwork in our 1900 home. Could no longer find it in stores so ordered on line as we are renovating our bathroom and need to touch up the floors throughout the house. So much easier to use than liquid and love the color!

  6. Stain is easy to apply 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 14th Jun 2013

    I like this Jel Stain. Other stains aren't dark enough with a single coat and are messy to apply. This is provides a rich color with one coat. Just wipe it on and wipe it off.

  7. Easy application of stain 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 25th Apr 2013

    Very easy to use. It gives great results. I was very happy with the old product, but this is much easier to use.

  8. Speeds staining and provides great sealing 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 16th Nov 2012

    I'm a cabinet and furniture maker that does a lot of gloss black finishing. I want a nice smooth finish but I also want the wood character to show through the color so I don't want to apply multiple coats of paint that would hide the grain. I use the Black Jel'd Kote for this work. This product is very good for my needs. Goes on easily, evenly and quickly. It's great for large pieces because it doesn't dry quickly like liquid stains. Seals the wood which reduces the amount of paint needed to get a good finish and minimizes between-coat sanding. I only have 2 criticisms: one draw back is the fact that it is somewhat translucent so you can't go directly from stain to clear coat. You have to apply a lacquer or enamel to get 100% opacity. The other is a relatively long cure time prior to color coating. If this product was opaque it would be perfect.

  9. love this product 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 24th Oct 2012

    i've used this product for years and just love it - will continue to use it as long i can find it. it's unfortunate that it is not available in my area - would probably try other colors.

  10. Awesome Stuff 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 12th Sep 2012

    I have used this stuff several times on jobs that do not require a finish for the God's. It is really easy to use and it gives a great stain in return!

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