- Highly durable, hard wearing varnish
- Hard wearing
- Fast drying varnish
- No sanding required
Cabot's Cabothane Clear Water Based is a clear polyurethane for doors, windows, trim and furniture. It is a highly durable, hard wearing and fast drying varnish.
Note: Fill nail holes, cracks and other defects with Cabot's Wood Tone Putty after applying the first coat of this product for accurate colour matching. Remove stains, dirt, wax, grease and oil with mineral turpentine. Remove any polish with a suitable polish remover. Note: Previously coated interior timber with highly visible scratches, imperfections or surfaces that are severely worn must be sanded prior to coating. Bare Interior Timber Sand the surface smooth using 180 - 240 grit sandpaper. Sand only in the direction of the grain. Remove all traces of sanding dust. Bare Exterior Timber To coat new bare timber immediately, scrub damp timber with Cabot’s New Timber Prep, following label instructions. New Timber Prep will draw out tannins and oils quickly from the surface, allowing you to skip the 4-6 weeks weathering process required for new timber. Always follow New Timber Prep with Cabot’s Deck Clean following label instructions. Previously Coated Interior Timber
1. Thoroughly clean the surface with Cabot's Floor Clean and allow to dry.
2. Apply one coat to a small test area. Allow to dry for 3 hours. Press sticky tape firmly to the surface and pull off quickly. If the coating comes off, sand back further to a sound surface. Previously Coated Exterior Timber For best results, remove back to bare timber using a paint stripper, or sanding. For exterior surfaces only, clean with Cabot's Deck Clean following label instructions.
Apply with a brush or spray applicator
Note: Do not shake can
1. Stir thoroughly with a broad flat paddle before and during use.
2. Apply with a good quality brush or spray gun. If spraying, back brushing is recommended. If brushing, always brush in the direction of the grain.
3. Allow to dry for a minimum of 2 hours. For best results, lightly sand to remove any grain raise using 240 grit paper. Remove all sanding dust.
4. Apply 2nd & 3rd coats as above.
Once your coating has worn and deteriorated, it's time for a re-coat.
1. Thoroughly clean the surface with Cabot's Floor Clean and allow to dry. Sand with 180 - 240 grit sandpaper and remove all traces of sanding dust.
2. Apply one coat to a small test area. Allow to dry for 6 hours. Press sticky tape firmly to the surface and pull off quickly. If the coating comes off, sand back to bare timber.
3. If coating adheres well, sand the entire area with 180 - 240 grit paper for good adhesion, remove dust, then follow application instructions.