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Circa 1850 AQUA Varnish
Circa 1850 AQUA Varnish

Circa 1850 AQUA Water-Based Varnish is a clear, tough coating that protects and beautifies wood. Its low odour and non-yellowing formula makes it an ideal finish for all interior wood surfaces. Circa 1850 Aqua Water-Based Varnish can be recoated in as little as 2 hours. It brings out the natural warmth of the wood and is formulated to clean up easily with water. Its micro-formulation permits clog-free spray application.

Available in GLOSS, SEMI-GLOSS and SATIN.


Circa 1850 AQUA Varnish can be applied onto bare, stained or finished wood.

SURFACE PREPARATION: Sand new wood to obtain a smooth, uniform surface. For existing woodwork or furniture, use Circa 1850 Furniture Cleaner to remove dirt and polish. If desired, use Circa 1850 Furniture Stripper, Heavy Body Remover, or Soft•Strip to remove any existing paint or varnish.

APPLICATION: Avoid working in direct sunlight or wind. Stir contents thoroughly prior to and during application. Do not shake. Apply without dilution. Wipe or brush on a thin coat of Circa 1850 AQUA Varnish using a lint-free cloth, a pure bristle brush or a lambskin applicator. Apply evenly with long strokes in the direction of the grain. Allow to dry for at least 3 hours. Lightly sand the surface, remove all dust and apply a second or third coat as above. Circa 1850 AQUA Varnish may be applied using compressed air sprayers.

DRY TIME: Allow 24 hours prior to normal use. Avoid heavy traffic for at least 72 hours. Dry time may be affected by high humidity, temperatures below 20C (68F), or application of thick coats.

COVERAGE: Up to 10m² (100ft²) per 946mL.

CLEAN-UP: Clean up using warm soapy water.

More Info
Product Code: 1418
Size: Case Pack:
250 mL (½ pt) 6
1 L (1 qt) 6
3.78 L (1 gal) 2

Choosing the Right Finish

  • MAX COVERAGE: 9m²/L (100ft²/qt)

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