General Finishes Brand Page

About General Finishes

General Finishes has a proud tradition of producing fine quality water-based topcoats, sealers and varnishes. Since their start in 1928, General Finishes products have won several awards in national competitions. Over the decades, they have expanded their product lines to include oil-based urethane wipe-on topcoats, stains and their beloved gel finishes.

General Finishes products can be used on everything from décor to furniture and cabinetry, making them very popular among do-it-yourselfers, woodworkers and home renovators alike. Their distinct quality and selection make them a perennial favorite.

An example of how refinishing can add new life to dated furniture.
Dated end table simply refinished with java gel with a new pull.

General Finishes by Category

Finish Selection

Gel Stain

Water Based Stain

Milk Paints

Oil Based Stain