February 02, 2008 By: nayzer Category: "220 grit", "Gel stain", "krenov cabinet" Comment A lot done. I hand sanded the last coat of shellac with 220 grit. Then I popped the top on a can of walnut gel stain. The staining process was a little easier than I thought it would be. It took a about 45 minutes to stain all the inside pieces.