Apply a very thin coat of polyurethane with a fine brush, foam pad, or cloth. Work with the grain, and avoid applying too much polyurethane to avoid raising the grain. The initial coat should be dry within a couple of hours, and you can apply a second coat.
Always raise the grain on raw wood before applying a water-based finish. Simply brush, sponge or spray on some distilled water and let it dry.
Using a water-based finish is easy with our step-by-step application guide. Reap the benefits of this quick drying and low VOC option on your .
Application techniques differ between oil based and water based products. There are Tip: use our High Performance Polyurethane for even more durability.
If you are doing a project and need to apply water-based polyurethane, these steps will help you.