A marine grade interior, exterior, high gloss, resin based varnish developed for timber floors and joinery. Can be brushed to a superb lacquer finish. Classic Hard Varnish is ideal where a traditional high gloss finish is desired. Being a marine grade product it is extremely durable, making the varnish very suited to wet environments like bathrooms and kitchens. Many contemporary and traditional homes complement a Gloss Varnish, careful brushwork and fine sanding between coats can build a wonderful reflective finish.
As a healthy alternative to gloss polyurethane on your floors, Classic Hard Varnish is an easily applied three coat system by brush or roller.
Brief: A marine grade interior, exterior, high gloss, resin based varnish. Developed for timber floors and joinery. Can be brushed to a superb lacquer finish.
Use: For interior and exterior timber surfaces, floors T & G, parquet and for protection of all wet areas.
Preparation: The surface must be dry, clean and free of grease. Special care should be taken to remove any dust from the pores of the timber. In addition mineral surfaces must be chemically neutral and able to bear a load. Sand the surface to a fine finish. Prime with Java Resin Oil or with Gloss Varnish thinned 20% with White Spirit before applying 2-3 coats of undiluted Varnish.
Old, well preserved coatings should be given a light sand. Apply 1 to 2 coats of Gloss Varnish. Old damaged and weathered coatings should be completely removed and then treated as a new surface.
Application: Coverage approx 17 sqm/L depending on absorbency. The temperature should be at least 8 degC. Stir well and apply with brush or fine nap microfibre roller to give a thin even coat. At 20 deg C and normal humidity the surface will be tack dry after 3 – 5 hours.Wait 12 – 24 hours for each coat to be dry before lightly sanding (240 grit) and applying a further coat. Floors can normally be walked on after 24 hours, final hardness will be achieved after 28 days.
Safety: Keep out of reach of children. Do not pour oil residue into the sewer. Let the remnants dry out and dispose of with your domestic rubbish collection. Do not crumple soaked rags (otherwise spontaneous combustion may occur).
Composition: Tung oil, Linseed stand oil, modified Colophony, Citrus turpene, Balm Turpentine, Silicic acid, Lead and Barium free drying agents.