Does your wood stain always turns out blotchy? You might need some pre-stain wood conditioner! Learn how it works and how to apply it!

Applying a wood conditioner helps stabilize the grain, giving your project a beautiful finish.

A stain conditioner works by filling the pores in the wood. Think of this like construction workers filling potholes in a road before applying blacktop.

Apply stain conditioner if you are using Pine, Fir, Spruce, Birch, Maple, or Alder wood.

There are different types of wood conditioner.  Oil based, water based and dry wood conditioner.

Follow the manufacturer's instructions when using wood conditioner.

Once your wood conditioner has dried, apply wood stain as usual and check out the amazing results!