Finishing Interior Wood with Stain and Clear Finishes

Finishing Interior Wood with Stain and Clear Finishes

Interior stains are generally semi-transparent and applied to wood surfaces and then topcoated with a protective clear coating of one type or another. Interior stains are unlike exterior stains which are applied with no clear coating on top. Clear coating are designed to give the bare or stained surface a protective finish.

Interior Stains

Interior stains are used to add color and beauty to wood, fiberglass and metal surfaces.
Old Masters Penetrating Stain is a fast drying wood stain for use on all types of interior wood. It fills, seals and provides a deep rich color that enhances the natural beauty of the wood without raising the grain. Formulated for use on new or bare interior wood surfaces. Ideal for use on cabinets, woodwork, paneling, doors, furniture and floors.
• Old Masters Wiping Stain is a full bodied, penetrating, semi-transparent stain for interior applications. Wiping stain is a slower drying stain providing color control with a beautiful rich finish. Formulated for use on new or bare interior wood surfaces. Ideal for use on cabinets, woodwork, paneling, doors, furniture and floors.
• Old Masters Gel Stain is an oil-based, semi-transparent gelled stain. Its Thick ‘n Ezy formula allows easy application and better color control on difficult-to-stain woods such as pine, plywood and veneers. Formulated for use on interior or exterior wood, fiberglass, metal and composition surfaces.

Oil Finishes

Oil finishes, such as Tung Oil or Linseed Oil, are designed to seal and protect the surface. They can be used over bare or stained wood surfaces.
• Old Masters 100% Pure Tung Oil is a natural product made with 100% pure Brazilian Tung Oil that penetrates deeply into the wood to offer a natural, hand-rubbed finish to wood projects.
• Old Masters Tung Oil Varnish is a blend of tung oil and varnishes that penetrates
the surface to produce a durable, hand-rubbed finish for fine furniture and wood products. More luster is created with each application.

Varnishes

Varnishes are clear protective finishes designed to be used over bare or stained surfaces. Available in both oil or water based.
Diamond Vogel Super Varnish is a high quality interior alkyd resin varnish that exhibits outstanding durability. Super Varnish is formulated for easy application, resulting in a finish that will remain beautiful for years. Formulated for use on new and previously finished interior wood surfaces in both residential and commercial buildings. Super Varnish is ideal for use on doors, trim and cabinets. Available in Satin, Semi-Gloss and Gloss finishes.
Diamond Vogel Quick Dry Varnish is the professional’s choice for a clear fast dry alkyd varnish. This product is formulated to provide an accelerated dry time with a durable long lasting finish and easy application characteristics. Formulated for use on new and previously finished interior wood surface in both residential and commercial buildings. Quick Dry Varnish is ideal for use on doors, trim and cabinets. Available in Satin and Semi-Gloss finishes.
Old Masters Spar Varnish is a superior exterior coating formulated with Tung Oil and Ultraviolet Absorbers (UVA), producing a high quality, flexible finish that withstands weathering due to sun, water and salt spray. Formulated for use on new and previously finished exterior wood surfaces. It provides an extremely durable coating for all exterior wood surfaces, such as fences, siding, railings, lawn furniture, doors, boats and marine surfaces. It may be used in interior applications where added protection is necessary, such as interior window sills. Available in Satin, Semi-Gloss and Gloss finishes.
• Old Masters H20 Acrylic Varnish is a fast dry, water reducible finish that dries to a crystal clear finish. This product will enhance the beauty of stained and natural wood as it seals and protects. Formulated for use on bare and previously finished interior wood surfaces. Old Masters H2O Acrylic Varnish will also resist yellowing. Suitable for use on cabinets, doors, furniture and tabletops in both residential and commercial settings. Not recommended for use on floors. Available in Satin and Semi-Gloss finishes.

Polyurethanes

Polyurethanes are clear protective finishes designed to be used over bare or stained surfaces. Polyurethanes produce a finish which is extremely durable and resistant to abrasion. Available in both oil and water based.
Old Masters Polyurethane is a clear self-leveling polyurethane formulated to provide long-lasting protection on interior wood surfaces. Old Masters Polyurethane is non-toxic when dry, easy to apply and provides exceptional resistance to impact, abrasion, marring, chipping, alcohol and water. Formulated for use as a clear finish on bare and stained interior wood surfaces. Ideal for use on floors, bars, counters, tabletops, cabinets, wood paneling, doors, trim. Not for use on linoleum, tile or slate. Available in Satin, Semi-Gloss and Gloss finishes.
Old Masters H2O Acrylic Polyurethane is a high quality, fast dry, water reducible finish that dries to a crystal clear finish. This product will enhance the beauty of stained and natural wood as it seals and protects. Old Masters H2O Acrylic Polyurethane will also resist yellowing. Formulated for use on bare and previously finished interior wood surfaces. Its super hard finish is tough enough for wood floors, cabinets, doors, furniture and tabletops in both residential and commercial settings.
 
Other stains and clear finishes may be available at your local Diamond Vogel Service Center. For more information, contact your local Diamond Vogel Sales Representative.