Varnish

Epifanes Clear (Gloss) Varnish

We now provide Epifanes varnish in our kits. This is a high quality varnish made in the Netherlands.

Epifanes Gloss Varnish This spar varnish produces an extremely high gloss, applies readily by brushing or spraying, and has high UV inhibitor protection. We have found this varnish to be reasonably easy to use; it has great flow out characteristics. You actually get more for your money here because the one liter gives you more material than a quart. You should thin this varnish with the Epifanes Thinner listed below. This will reduce the viscosity so that your brush marks will flow out within 20 minutes or so. It should take about two liters of varnish to apply four coats to a tandem canoe, 17' solo kayak or rowing boat; solo canoes will use less, probably a liter.

 

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$42.95/liter

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Epifanes Matte Varnish

We typically use this matte version for the INSIDE of our canoes, kayaks or rowing boats over two coats of the Epifanes Gloss Varnish above

Epifanes Matte Varnish This is a polyurethane varnish with fewer UV inhibitors than the CLEAR Varnish above. We like to use the Matte on the inside hull of our canoes and Rangeley Lake Boats when we leave the coarse "cloth" coat of fiberglass. Application of this material is VERY easy and forgiving; the Matte dries to a dull flat finish that hides the little variations on your inner hull that you would rather not see. Another use is for the inside of the strip or stitch n glue kayaks. This varnish dulls the gloss and gives you a very professional looking interior. Make sure you stir thoroughly to get the flattening agent evenly distributed in the mix.

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$30.95/half liter

Matte

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Epifanes Thinner

Epifanes Varnish thinner We recommend thinning your varnish with the thinner that was developed for it. This means thinner and varnish will be compatible with each other and will produce predictable results. Using another brand of mineral spirits only introduces another variable into the chemical equation. Available in half-liter.

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$11.95/half liter

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Epifanes Easy Flow

Epifanes Varnish thinner Easy Flow works better than the thinner listed above. Although it is more expensive it has a wider range of uses. It can be used with oil base varnish or paint. When used with Epifanes Classic Gloss in the proper ratios, it will allow the varnish to flow out like you have never experienced before. This will extend your wet edge time and reduce or eliminate the possibility of lap or brush marks. Do not use with Rapidclear (below) as Rapidclear does NOT need to be thinned or reduced. Available in liters only.

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$34.95/half liter

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Epifanes Rapidclear

Another addition to the Epifanes family of varnishes:

Epifanes Semi-Gloss varnish

Epifanes Rapidclear provides an enhancing, U.V. protecting film. It bonds extremely well to teak and other oily woods, preventing discoloration and emphasizes the natural grain of the wood. NO SANDING BETWEEN COATS, excellent water resistance and flexibility. Rapidclear can be applied every 5-6 hours. Four to five coats are sufficient under most conditions. Easy touch up and maintenance.

This is a semi-gloss varnish that has a much lower viscosity than the Epifanes Clear Gloss at the top of this page. No thinning is necessary with this material.

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$42.95/750ml

750 ml :


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