Adding a graining tool takes it to a whole new level
Using a graining tool gives you a well defined raised grain for an extremely high end look!
Apply your base coat
Apply a second layer with the same or a different wood shade, then gently pull the graining tool through while the second layer is still wet (Rolling the graining tool up and down)
Allow to dry thoroughly (suggested dry time is approximately 2 hours)
Apply your stain (Follow instructions on the back of the wood stain can)
Allow stain to dry thoroughly.
Apply the appropriate top coat.
Retique It is Real Liquid Wood!
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, high gloss polyurethane or Polyacrylic finish. You are in the drivers seat. This piece can be whatever you want!
Enjoy your new work of art
Retique It® is a patented, 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 sprayed on, 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.