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 floor polish remover.
Bare Timber Sand the surface smooth using 180 - 240 grit sandpaper. Sand only in the direction of the grain. Remove all traces of sanding dust.
Previously Coated Timber Completely remove the previous coating using a paint stripper or by sanding. Remove all traces of sanding dust.
1. Stir thoroughly with a broad flat paddle until pigment is mixed in and colour is uniform. Keep well stirred during use. If using more than one can, mix all cans together into a larger container to ensure colour uniformity.
2. Apply with a good quality brush or roller.
3. Apply three coats depending on the required depth of colour, allowing 2 hours between coats.
4. For best results, sand between coats using 240 grit sandpaper. COLOUR STRENGTH If the desired colour is achieved after 1 or 2 coats of Cabot's Stain & Varnish Water Based, use Cabot's Cabothane Clear Water Based to complete the 3 coat system.
Regular inspection of all coated surfaces is recommended. Re-coating is recommended when the coating looks dull or tired.
1. Clean with Cabot's Floor Clean following label instructions.
2. Sand with 240 grit sandpaper, remove all traces of sanding dust.
3. Apply 1-2 coats of Stain & Varnish Water Based.
Base colours below are available instore to purchase. From these colour bases, you can tint to 100’s of colours. To view our range, view the colour visualiser. Only Tint Base is available in 4L.
All colours displayed on this page show 2 coats on merbau timber.
Colour varies depending on your timber type. Click on Colour Visualiser button below to view the full range of colours.
If you are unsure on how much product you need, please use our product calculator. Please note minimum length/width value is 1 metre and maximum is 50 metres.