Wood staining guru Bruce Johnson was recently asked by Megan Smith on Facebook about staining and finishing a new, unfinished bookshelf. Her main problem? She has three kids and not a ton of extra time.
Bruce has the solution: Minwax® PolyShades®. PolyShades® is a combination wood stain and polyurethane finish, allowing you to get both color and protection in one easy step.
Don't forget to pick out a high-quality, natural bristle brush. If you're new to staining, check our Minwax®'s guide to wood staining, featuring lots of helpful tips from Bruce:
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