Wipes on like furniture polish to add rich, uniform color to wood and controlled penetration assures uniform color tone without streaks or lap marks. Can be applied to all varieties of wood, both unfinished and previously finished, and can be used on surfaces that have been previously painted or varnished to achieve a wood grain effect. Use on surfaces such as cabinets, floors, paneling, antiques, doors, wood trim, unfinished furniture, and steel and fiberglass doors. Covers up to 400 sq ft per pint depending on porosity of the wood. Allow 3 hours drying time and protect your stain by top coating with Zar Polyurethane.