Need wood staining help
Ok, I have had this idea turning over & over in my head recently. As a surprise for my husband, I am wanting to spruce up our bedroom furniture. He works overseas & is gone for a month every other month. So I have the time, just not that many hands to get it done. I will be the only one who is avaliable to work in this project. So I need to know if there is any product out there that does not require hours, or days even, of sanding. I read up on Minwax Polyshades. According to the SITE, you just sand the surface enough to dull the shine, remove sanding dust, & apply as many coats required to reach your desired shade. Has anyone used this? I'm also a little pinched for money. I will need 3-4qts of stain to do both the bed frame & dresser. I'm staining to a darker shade (the furniture color is already a medium mahogany), so I won't be needing to use that many coats. If I can do this for around $50-60, that would awesome. Anymore than that, & I will be gritting my teeth.