Most clear finishes are applied with a brush, working in the direction of the grain of the wood. After it dries, sand lightly. Then remove all the sanding dust and apply a second coat. For added durability, a third coat can be applied.
Clear Wood Finishes.
All types of wood require at least two coats of oil-based polyurethane.. let the surface of the cabinets dry thoroughly, and then apply clear polyurethane finish to
pg 1 of 2. Finishes for Wood Cabinetry. Cabinet, Wood Finishes. When trying to determine which clear finish is best for cabinetry, there is no clear-cut answer.
There are four basic choices for clear coating bare wood: oil, varnish (including. . For example, with cabinets, I'll spray sealer on each piece when completed.
DIY Network answers frequently asked questions about clear wood finishes and stains.
Coating wood cabinetry, furniture, or trim with a clear finish, whether you stain it or not, gives it richness and depth while protecting it from knocks, scrapes, and .
A fresh coat of paint can give almost any wooden piece, such as furniture, cabinets or room trim, a much needed face-lift. Go a step further and apply a clear polyurethane over the painted surface to help protect the paint, as well as the .