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Wood Turners Water Based Finish

Item #
46062
Rating:
88% of 100
Get the warm tone and feel of an oil-based finish with the fast dry time of a water-based finish with Wood Turner's! This easy-to-use finish allows you to apply multiple coats in less than an hour, leaving a durable gloss finish with a hint of amber. Afterwards, rub it just a bit to get a satin finish or buff it to a high sheen. And it cleans up easily using just water, and has a low odor while drying!

Features:
  • Gives you the look and feel of an oil-based finish
  • Water-based finish has a fast drying time
  • Easy water cleanup
  • Apply multiple coats in a short amount of time
  • Leaves a durable gloss finish
  • May be buffed out to a satin or high gloss finish
  • Low odor
(1) Water-Based Wood Turner's Finish, 8 oz
More Information
Brand General Finishes
Manufacturer Part Number 8WTF
Weight 0.6500
Type Finishing
4.4 / 5.0
9 Reviews
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SUPER FINISH,AND DRY'S FAST
February 12, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
Wood Turners Water Base
Great gloss finish.
Great gloss finish.
Great gloss finish.
November 18, 2019
Purchased
5 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
great finish
Like to use this when I need a gloss finish. Easy to apply and can also buff it up with a buffing wheel for brighter shine.
August 22, 2019
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Perfect for bowl turning...
May 27, 2019
Purchased
11 months ago
Very easy to apply and very durable.
This is an excellent high gloss finish especially suited for wood turnings. It is very easy to apply at the lathe and very durable. The first time I tried Wood Turner's finish was about three years ago on a Claro Walnut Pepper Grinder. My wife and I use it every day, and ~ three years later there is not a dull spot on it.
March 31, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
woodturners finish
This is great stuff! It dries in an hour, dries very hard and it's food safe right from the start. I usually use 3 coats, sanding between each and I can still finish a bowl in less than 4 hours. That's 4 hours from off the lathe to my showroom shelf and it's a beautiful, glossy finish.
December 22, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Fastest and cest
I have been using this stuff for 6 years and learned a few techniques that make this finish like a guitar finish. I sand to 400g and apply this and use a small space heater to dry it fast. Only on low and try not to heat the wood to much or it will bubble, then apply several coats the same way and then sand with 400 to get an even coat and use OO steel wool and put on two more even coats. After this drys for 3hr I use a behlen polish and lightly buff this and is has great depth and cleans up great but wow what a fun finish,
January 1, 2018
It raises the grain in the initial applications but provides a good gloss after 5 or 6 layers
October 9, 2016
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Water base finish
I don't care for this finish. Ill.use the rest as a sanding sealer and go back to my tried and true tung oil and buff with wax. My customers really like that finish.
April 16, 2017
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
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General Finishes produces excellent products
Scott on Feb 13, 2020
I use this on all my turnings. It is durable and shiny, although I do use 7-8 coats.
Jane K on Dec 27, 2019
General Finishes produces excellent products
Scott on Feb 13, 2020
Majority’s of the reviews are positive. I do not have to wait 24 hours to put another coat on
Evan N on Dec 29, 2019
I use this on all my turnings. It is durable and shiny, although I do use 7-8 coats.
Jane K on Dec 27, 2019
Looking for a high gloss food safe finish.
Allen C on Jun 10, 2019
Food grade finish for bowls.
Bill01 on May 6, 2019
It works!!!
Gary C on Dec 1, 2018
This stuff is easy to apply, it is tough as nails and buffs to a near CA glue finish. Try it and you will like it, I did.
Mark M on Nov 9, 2017
New, wanted to try it
Randy H on Jun 22, 2017
Majority’s of the reviews are positive. I do not have to wait 24 hours to put another coat on
Evan N on Dec 29, 2019
Looking for a high gloss food safe finish.
Allen C on Jun 10, 2019
Is food safe?
bruce d on Feb 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: After drying for 5 to 7 days it is supposed to food safe. General Finishes web sight say to protect from standing water. I have used it for salad bowls and have had no problems with finish breaking down. The bowls do get hand washed and dried. I use this about 80% of the time for my finishes.
Prop 65 WarningWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone, Toluene, which are known to the State of California to cause bi