Can you use wood stain over primer?
Beside this, can you put wood stain over paint?
To stain over paint, you can use gel stain, which is able to stick to painted surfaces. Use a gel stain that's darker than the paint color or else it might not show up very well. Before you apply the gel stain, you'll need to lightly sand the surface to get rid of any bumps.
Also to know is, do you need primer for wood stain?
As you may know, Primers are preparatory coatings that should be used before painting or staining with a solid color. It is key to note that Primers are not a necessity for a wood stain treatment, especially when the desired finish is meant to show the actual wood grain.
Zinsser B-I-N Primer/Sealer. Great for use on all interior surfaces & spot priming on exterior surfaces. It is formulated to seal, prime and block out stains on previously painted or new work. Any oil or latex paint can be applied over it.