Epifanes Rubbed Effect Varnish, RE Series
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Epifanes Hand-Rubbed Effect Varnish gives a rich hand-rubbed look for beautiful interior wood protection.
This one-component interior is based on urethane alkyd resins, designed to give a rich amber satin finish. Its hard satin finish is very abrasion and chemical resistant, providing good scratch and scuff resistance as well as protection from most onboard chemicals.
Epfianes Rubbed Effect Varnish can be applied to any interior marine or household soft or hard wood. Highly recommended for cabin sole, doors and trim.
May be applied directly to bare wood but for maximum durability or apply two coats of Rubbed Effect Varnish over several coats of Epifanes Clear Gloss Varnish, Epifanes Woodfinish Gloss, or Epifanes Polyurethane Clear Gloss.
Features and Benefits:
- Rich hand-rubbed finish
- Beautiful interior wood protection
- Abrasion and chemical resistant
- Apply to any interior soft or hard wood
Technical Data Sheet: Download Technical Data Sheet here.
Application to Bare Interior Wood: Begin with a clean surface well sanded to 220 grit smoothness. Seal by thinning first coat of Epifanes Gloss Varnish or Woodfinish Gloss 50% with Epifanes Brush Thinner for Paint & Varnish. Apply a second sealer coat, thinned 25%. Apply a third coat thinned 10-15%. Allow 24 hours between coats. For maximum grain filling, apply one more additional coat, thinned 0-5%. Apply one or two coats of Epifanes Rubbed Effect Varnish. Sand lightly with 320 grit sand paper between coats.
Application to Previously Varnished Surfaces: Prepare the surface with 320 grit sandpaper. Degrease with Epifanes Spray Thinner for Paint & Varnish or denatured alcohol to remove any oil or waxes that may have been used on existing finish. Apply 1 or 2 coats of Epifanes Rubbed Effect Varnish.
Maintenance: When a decrease in the quality of the finish is notices, sand the surface with 320 grit sandpaper and apply 1 or 2 more fresh coats.
Always: Sand with 320 grit sandpaper between coats. Allow 24 hours between coats. Use Epifanes Spray Thinner for Paint & Varnish or denatured alcohol to degrease surface and use a tack cloth to remove sanding dust.