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Mohawk Finishing

 Stains and Glazes

Ultra Penetrating Stains

Mohawk Ultra Penetrating Stain

A dye type stain that offers superior transparent qualities and excellent lightfastness found only in dye stains. Will not bleed into top coat finishes. May be brushed, wiped or sprayed directly on wood or mixed in lacquer for toning. Colors may be  intermixed to create additional shades. Ultra Penetrating Stain offers the user the best combined characteristics of water, alcohol, or lacquer type dyes. 120 VOC compliant.

Wiping Wood Stains

Mohawk Wiping Wood Stains are semi-transparent, pigment based stains that are non-grain raising, fade resistant, easy to stir, non-settling formulas. Only 30 minutes drying time is needed before a lacquer sealer coat can be sprayed. Apply by spray, brush or cloth. Pigmented Wiping Stains are easier to control because there’s less lapping. An ideal uniforming stain when applied over dye stains prior to sealing. A dark colortone is easily lightened with Wood Stain Reducer S-15. This stain will never bleed through the finish. Virtually any finish can be applied over Wood Stain, lacquer, shellac, varnish, polyurethane, acrylics and many others.

Designer Series Stain / Designer Stain Radiant Series 

Mohawk Designer Series Stains are unique colors that enable deep, rich, intense color development in one application that previously may have taken multiple color steps to achieve. These rich stains can be sealed in as little as 30 minutes. May be blended together to create custom colors.

Designer Stain Radiant Series are formulated to quickly give you deep colors with vibrant undertones that simulate a two step color process. The Radiant Stain colors are fast drying wiping stains made with dyes and pigments that can be sealed in 30-45 minutes and is easy to wipe to color.

Seal & Stain Pre-Stain/Clear Stain Base

Used as a pre-stain treatment of wooden surfaces to reduce blotchy areas in soft woods before staining. Sand wooden surface with 150 or 180Mohawk Seal and Stain grit sandpaper. Apply by spray, brush or rag liberally over entire surface and remove excess by wiping with a cloth. Allow Seal & Stain Pre-Stain/Clear Stain Base to dry 15-30 minutes before applying any M530 or M545 stain color. Best results are achieved if the stain is applied within 12 hours. 

Used as a clear stain base with colorants to mix custom colors. Up to 20% by volume of Mohawk M500 or HUL 844 tint colorants may be added to Seal & Stain Pre-Stain/Clear Stain Base to create custom stain colors. Seal & Stain Pre-Stain/Clear Stain Base may also be added to any M530 or M545 wiping stain to reduce color intensity.

Xpert Stain Base

Mohawk Xpert Stain Base are available in two formulas, medium solids and high solids to meet your custom color mixing needs. Xpert Stain Bases may be tinted with Mohawk Xpert Colorants, M844 series and can accommodate up to 12 ounces per gallon (3 ounces per quart) to achieve custom color.

CustMohawk Xpert Stainom color blends of the Xpert Stain Base are suitable for all interior wooden surfaces and may be sealed or top-coated with all Mohawk Professional Finishing System products.

Finisher’s Glaze Glazing Stain

Features a super concentrated colorant in a medium viscosity base. Unique combination of resins provide excellent adhesion between the sealer, glaze and topcoat. Colors can be intermixed to achieve a variety of new shades. Compatible for use with conventional and modern catalyzed finishes as well as conversion varnishes and urethanes.