Water Based Top Coats & Sealers

Water Based Topcoats and Sanding Sealers

Formulated to be durable and consumer friendly, these “green” wood finishes are continuing to earn high marks in the wood finishing world.

Flat Out Flat Self Cross Linking Acrylic Topcoat

General Finishes Flat Out Flat Water Based TopcoatFOF is a truly “Flat” water based topcoat with a velvety look and feel. Made with a durable self cross-linking acrylic, its performance characteristics are similar to High Performance. In addition it may be used over or under High Performance. Because of the increased matting agents used to create the “Matte look”, this finish will have less clarity and slightly less durability than High Performance.

High Performance Polyurethane Water Based Topcoat

General Finishes High Performance Polyurethane Water Based Topcoat in SatinWinner of Fine Woodworking’s Best Overall Choice Award, High Performance Topcoat was voted as the hardest, most durable consumer polyurethane topcoat.


Enduro-Var Water Based Polyurethane Varnish

General Finishes Enduro-Var Water Based Polyurethane Varnish in SatinEnduro-Var is a self cross linking polyurethane that looks more like an oil varnish than a water coating. It ambers slightly, is highly water resistant, and is both sprayable and brushable. Enduro-Var adheres well ONLY over WATER STAINS, DYE STAINS, and RAW WOOD. Use Enduro-Var over any other surfaces at your own risk.  Available in Flat, Satin, Semi-gloss and Gloss.


Wood Turner’s Finish

General Finishes Wood Turners Finish (WTF)Wood Turner’s Finish is a non-toxic water/oil urethane hybrid for use on wood turnings, salad bowls, and other lathe turned projects. It produces a rich amber tone and dries to recoat in minutes.


Water Based Sanding Sealer

General Finishes Enduro Water Based Sanding SealerSanding Sealer is a water based acrylic basecoat. It provides initial sealing for all water based topcoats and can be used over raw wood or a stained surface.

Sanding Sealer has been sterated so it will sand easier. Sanding Sealer is not as durable as our topcoats so it is not recommended for a final finish.



General Finishes Enduro Waterbased Accelerator | General Finishes

Accelerator is an additive that decreases dry time for our water base wood finishes. Available in gallons and 16 ounce sizes.