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Best stain for unfinished Alder kitchen cabinets

S Hill
6 years ago

Hello! I am planning to finish my kitchen cabinets DIY... I am ordering custom cabinet doors and have been recommended to use Alder as it is economical and stains well?

I am looking at staining the wood a medium to dark walnut color.

I assume I will need to also use a clear varnish to finish.How about a pre stain conditioner?

Can anyone recommend the best way to do this and a good quality stain?

I do have an air sprayer and considered using it to apply the stain.


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