Light Wood is the most versatile of all wood shades.
Gives the greatest depth/contrast of all the colors especially dark stains
Works well with any color stain except dark cherry
Makes a great base coat when using the graining tool
Dark Stains come out as light or dark as you want depending on how long you let it absorb (Follow wood stain directions to see the range of time for absorbsion.)
Works over paint!
Retique It allows you to apply a layer of unfinished wood on virtually any surface. Then you can stain it any color stain.
Retique It gives a genuine wood finish. Your finish will look like wood and feel like wood because it IS wood!
Water based, Ultra low VOC, virtually no order. Can be applied inside. Easy clean up with soap and water.
Transform furniture, cabinets, floors, window frames, drywall, mantles, doors, painted surfaces to have a beautiful wood finish.
Paint on a coat of liquid wood
Paint on a layer of wood. No sanding and no striping. Retique It will work on virtually any hard surface, and even right over painted surfaces. As long as you remove any grease or wax and wipe down the surface, Retique it will go on flawlessly giving you a new unfinished wood surface ready for staining!
Works with any color stain
Allow Retique It to dry for 2 hours, then you can stain the surface with virtually any brand and color stain. Paint your stain on thick and pull the lines through or wipe it on with a staining pad to show more of a rustic wood finish. You are the artist and this is your canvas!
Seal, protect and give it shine
Apply the top coat of your choice or use our Retique It Polyacrylic to protect your piece and give it the level of sheen you desire. Retique It works beautifully with a satin, semi-gloss or high gloss polyurethane or Polycrylic finish. You are in the drivers seat. This piece can be whatever you want!
Enjoy your new work of art
A Graining Tool Takes it to a Whole New Level
Retique It® is a patent pending, revolutionary new product which makes virtually any hard surface stainable without having to strip off the old finish. The surface will become like bare wood because Retique It contains real wood. When you apply Retique It to a surface you are actually applying a thin layer of wood which can be finished using any color stain.
Retique It® is water-based, biodegradable, and has virtually no VOC’s, with no offensive smell and less damage to our environment.
Retique It® can be applied using an inexpensive paint brush or paint sprayer by professionals and DIYer’s alike. Cleanup is as simple as using soap and water.
Retique It® allows you to skip the time-consuming step of stripping the old finish. The adhesion and absorption properties are excellent, which allows your stain to absorb like it would on an unfinished wood surface. After applying Retique It, you can use any manufacturer’s stain, paint or sealant to create the look and finish you want.
Painted Surfaces, etc...
Directions: 1. Clean surface and allow to completely dry.
2. Apply Retique It with a paint brush or paint sprayer using long even strokes. Allow up to 2 hours to dry. Use soap and water to clean up drips and spills.
3. Apply stain or paint to obtain the desired finish.
4. Apply a top coat, such as polyurethane to protect the finish.
NOTE: Fill in any holes, divots or deep scratches with non-silicone filler before applying Retique It, if your project needs it.
Retique It Polyacrylic (Furniture/Cabinets)
Retique It - Polyacrylic is formulated to offer excellent results on bare or sealed wood, Retique It Polyacrylic is a water based poly that adds excellent sheen and protection . It is easy to apply and provides a depth of finish that revives and protects any original finish. With Retique It Polyacrylic you can still add furniture wax over it for extra sheen.
Retique It - Furniture Wax
Formulated to offer excellent results on bare or sealed wood, Retique It Furniture Wax Polish contains a unique, blend of waxes that naturally enhances the beauty of your wood. It is easy to apply, and once buffed to the desired sheen level, provides a depth of finish that revives and protects any original finish. Only an oil based wax can give excellent protection quality and feel to painted furniture. Caution: Being that it is oil based you must use this product in a well ventilated area and do not allow long exposure to the fumes while it is being applied or drying. Store in a safe place away from children and flames.
Fiddes' Hard Wax Oil (Counter tops/Flooring)
Fiddes Hard Wax Oil is a blend of natural oils & waxes offering exceptional durability & resistance for internal natural wood flooring, kitchen worktops (wood) and areas subjected to a high degree of wear.
Produces a quick drying, natural satin / matt water repellent, tread-fast finish that will not peel or flake. To maintain / renovate, simply wash, buff or re-apply, following the guidelines below.
Suitable for application onto children’s toys – EN 71-Toy Safety Certification
Resistant to liquids: Tested in accordance with BS 3900 G5
Resistant to wear: Tested in accordance with BS3900 E15
Ensure all surfaces are clean, dry, and free from any previous finish. Sand the substrate with a fine 150 grade sanding paper or 150 grit sanding disk, removing all traces of dust.
Ensure all areas to be coated are extremely well ventilated during and after application. Always test on a small area prior to initial application. No primer required. Maximum 2 coats recommended. Apply at room temperature. Fiddes Hard Wax Oil is formulated for application directly, and does not require thinning.
Stir contents thoroughly before and during use, and apply in a warm, well ventilated room. Apply THINLY using Fiddes Floor Oil Brush or a good quality bristle or synthetic brush, and lay EVENLY, following the direction of the grain. Leave to dry 4-6 hours in warm, dry well ventilated conditions, or preferably overnight.
Apply as first coat, THINLY, allowing good ventilation. Leave to dry 4-6 hours in warm, dry well ventilated conditions, or preferably overnight. Clean applicator with White Spirit. When the surface area is completely dry, a light buff will further enhance the sheen level.
To renovate previous application of Fiddes Hard Wax Oil, lightly sand area with 150 grit sandpaper, and re-apply sparingly.
A single application will cover approximately 215-258 square feet per litre,depending on the density of the substrate.
5ml, 250ml, 1lt, 2.5lt
Graining Tool Set
Use this graining tool set with Retique It Liquid wood to give it a well defined grain...
Varathane® Wood Stain
ABOUT PREMIUM FAST DRY WOOD STAIN
Bring out the beauty of natural wood—lightning fast—with Rust-Oleum® Varathane® Fast Dry Wood Stain. This high-performance stain features nano pigments, which intensify color clarity and highlight wood grain, delivering the perfect shade in just one coat.
Achieves target color in one coat
Dries in one hour
Complete projects 3X faster
No wood conditioner required
Great for furniture, trim, floors and more
Exceptional coverage – 275 square feet per quart
FOR BEST RESULTS
For long-term protection and durability, top with a Varathane® Polyurethane.