The Minwax PolyShades color guide shows how to stain over a Stain.

Minwax® PolyShades® enhances wood grain by combining beautiful rich stain color and long- lasting protection in one easy step.It can be used to change the color of wood without removing the existing finish.You can learn how to change the color of your wood with the PolyShades® Color Transformation Guide.Minwax® PolyShades® can be found in an aerosol can.

Minwax® PolyShades® enhances wood grain by combining beautiful rich stain color and long- lasting protection in one easy step.

There is a warning!Dust or fumes that contain lead may be generated from the removal of old paint.Exposure to lead dust or fumes can cause brain damage in children or pregnant women.Proper protective equipment can be used to control exposure to lead and other hazardous substances.You can contact your local health authority or call the National Lead Information Center.

If you don’t want to add color, add a coat of Minwax® Wipe-On Poly.Refer to the back label of the container for instructions.

Rags, steel wool, and other waste soaked with this product may spontaneously catch fire if mishandled.Place rags, steel wool, other waste soaked with this product in a sealed metal container.Disregard of local fire regulations.

It’s VAPOR HARMFUL.Only use with adequate air flow.To ensure fresh air entry during application and drying, open windows and doors.If you experience eye watering, headaches, or dizziness, you can either leave the area or wear respiratory protection.It’s a good idea to avoid contact with eyes and skin.After using, wash your hands.When not in use, keep the container closed.Do not put contents in other containers.

In case of eye contact, flush thoroughly with large amounts of water for 15 minutes.To wash your skin, use soap and water.Provide fresh air in case of respiratory difficulty.If swallowed, call the Poison Control Center.

Delayed effects from long term exposure.It can cause permanent brain and nervous system damage.It can be harmful or fatal to deliberately concentrate and inhale the contents.

There are chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects.

The colors shown are for reference.Digital production techniques have been used to reproduce them.The stain should be tested on a hidden area of the wood.

You can learn how to change the color of your wood with the PolyShades® Color Transformation Guide.

PolyShades® combines stain for rich beautiful color with polyurethane for tough protection in one product.It is an ideal choice for those who want to save time in staining with one product and protecting with another.

If the wood is porous or soft.Pine or aspen tend to absorb stain differently.Minwax® Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner should be applied before using PolyShades® on porous woods.

Yes, if the previous finish is not lacquer or shellac.To see how it will look over the original finish, be sure to test the selected color on a hidden spot.To prepare the surface, make sure that the finish is clean and that all the wax and polish has been removed.Sand with #180 or #220.The PolyShades® will be applied to the surface.

Yes.Minwax® Fast-Drying Polyurethane or Wipe-On Poly can be applied over the last coat of PolyShades® to provide additional protection.

Poly Shades are not recommended for use on floors.Minwax® Super Fast-Drying Polyurethane for Floors can be used instead.

The best way to apply Minwax® PolyShades® is to use a quality bristle brush and brush on a thin coat, using long, smooth strokes.

The final result is influenced by the wood preparation.Minwax preparation products are the first step to make sure your wood surfaces show their most beautiful colors and smoothest finishes.

The products that make Minwax® an American icon will add color and beauty to your wood.There is a color to suit every style with Minwax® wood stains.

Are you looking for speed and convenience?Minwax® can be used to add color and protection to your wood project in a single step.

New options for bare wood and wood that’s already stained can be found in the Minwax Design Series.The Minwax Design Series can be used to create on-trend looks, finishes and special effects.

Minwax® products protect and beautify wood.The choice is clear for superior durability and long- lasting beauty.