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Epifanes Wood Finish Matte Varnish

Wood Finish matte is typically used over four coats of Epifanes Gloss Wood Finish. Suitable for both interior and exterior woods, this low gloss, matte finish varnish contains UV absorbers to provide long lasting, beautiful rich protection.

A non-sanding solution specially formulated for oily woods like teak, Wood Finish matte is a one component varnish alternative based on urethane alkyd resins and tung oil.

 
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Technical Specifications:
  • Container Size: 500 ml., 1000ml.
  • Color: Opaque in the can, dries clear amber
  • Gloss: Matte (Some Sheen)
  • Density: 0.95 kg./liter
  • Solids Content : 40 +/- 2 vol. %
  • Drying times at 65F / 65% RH: Tack free - 1 hours / Tape free - 24 hours, Dry - 12 hours / Recoatable - 12 hours
  • Recommended Film Thickness: Per coat wet - 60 micron / Per coat dry - 25 micron
  • Application: Brush, roller, conventional air spray, H.V.L.P.
  • Temperature should be between 50 degrees F and 85 degrees F with the air humidity below 85 percent. Avoid varnishing in too much wind or sun. A rapid loss of solvents will occur under these conditions and will decrease the flowing ability. Add thinners up to the specified percentage to compensate for the faster release of solvents. Any existing finish much be intact, degreased and sanded prior to recoating. Before applying each coat, degrease the surface with Epifanes Spray Thinner or Denatured alcohol. Use a tack cloth to remove dust particles prior to application. Always stir Epifanes Wood Finish Matte before using. Failure to do so may result in an uneven or blotchy finish. Some settling of the formulation may occur upon long standing.

    BRAND: Epifanes
    Number Of Parts: One Part
    Type: Varnishes
    4.7 12

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    Epifanes Wood Finish Matte Varnish
     
    4.7

    (based on 12 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Even paint distribution (4)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small areas (7)
    • Detailed work (5)
    • Large areas (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid do-it-yourselfer (7)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    The best sating finish

    I still hate varinishing. Using a product like this means you may never need to refinish again! I think the sheen is perfect for interior projects. It is somewhat thinner than the gloss...Read complete review

    I still hate varinishing. Using a product like this means you may never need to refinish again! I think the sheen is perfect for interior projects. It is somewhat thinner than the gloss varnish, but application rate is the same. It brushes a little eassier than the gloss varnish. It does not build as quickly since it has less solid content. So, I normally build the finish with gloss and then complete with one coat of the matte finish. It starts to set quickly, so you must keep a wet edge. If you use only one coat you must apply evenly and rather thick to have the surface level out the brush strokes. The doors below have three coats of gloss followed by one coat of this matte finish. I am very pleased with the product.

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    Matte Madness

    Good have been to my shop/weather conditions but first coat applied dragged and tugged more than I would have liked. Second coat I found that if I brushed a second time, it almost...Read complete review

    Good have been to my shop/weather conditions but first coat applied dragged and tugged more than I would have liked. Second coat I found that if I brushed a second time, it almost worked out any marked and buffed the final finish to the matte finish I desired.

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    5.0

    Epiphanes Woodfinish Matte

    By N/A

    from Central Vermont

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Epifanes Wood Finish Matte Varnish:

    I use Woodfinish Matte on furniture. I spray it, and it flows out beautifully, and dries to a lovely, even sheen. I highly recommend this product.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Fantastic Outdoor Finish

    By Spudderoni

    from Royal Center, IN

    About Me Beginner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Even Paint Distribution
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Detailed Work
      • Large Areas
      • Small Areas

      Comments about Epifanes Wood Finish Matte Varnish:

      Used on antique glider. It looks wonderful.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Excellent product

      By Fabrikatr

      from Madina Ohio

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Clean
      • Even Paint Distribution
      • Excellent coverage
      • Professionel Product

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Detailed Work
        • Large Areas
        • Small Areas

        Comments about Epifanes Wood Finish Matte Varnish:

        Product flowes nicely and covers evenly and smooth.I put on the recomended coats and the finish looks like it was professionaly done!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Epifanes Wood Finish Matte Varnish

        By seriously

        from Block Island RI

        About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Epifanes Wood Finish Matte Varnish:

        The product is excellent.
        The service and pricing at Jamestown Distributors < info@jamestowndistributors.com> is unsurpassed.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Gorgeous matte finish

        By Eureka

        from St. Helens, OR

        About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy application
        • Even Paint Distribution
        • Great Coverage

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Detailed Work
          • Large Areas
          • Small Areas

          Comments about Epifanes Wood Finish Matte Varnish:

          I don't have anything to do with boats, but I do use this on outdoor wood signage in the Pacific NW, so it may as well be sitting in an ocean! I used this over the top of the Total Boat CPES, applied 4 coats of the matte on top and it is GORGEOUS! And I'm very comfortable handing these off and letting them hang in the elements for years to come.

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great finish

          By Marcus the DIYer

          from Northern Iowa

          About Me Beginner

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Beautiful Finish

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Epifanes Wood Finish Matte Varnish:

              I used this finish over the top of penetrating epoxy. I used it on a butcher's block vanity top in a bathroom. I'm not a pro, but I've done a little bit of wood finishing. I agree with some comments about the difficulty of maintaining a wet edge. I brushed my first two coats on with a good quality brush, but still had lapping between passes. Between coats, I sanded with 320 grit paper. My final coat, I used a smooth finish foam roller. It left a slight orange peel finish, but it is even and looks very nice. I really like the dull luster and depth to the finish.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Matte Madness

              By Bull Run Canoes

              from GAINESVILLE, VA

              About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Difficult to apply

                Best Uses

                • Small Areas

                Comments about Epifanes Wood Finish Matte Varnish:

                Good have been to my shop/weather conditions but first coat applied dragged and tugged more than I would have liked. Second coat I found that if I brushed a second time, it almost worked out any marked and buffed the final finish to the matte finish I desired.

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Customers love matte flinish

                By JOHNE

                from YPSILANTI, MI

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Epifanes Wood Finish Matte Varnish:

                Epifanes matte varnish is the final coat on the doors I refinish for my customers. They love the deep, rich look that it adds.

                (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                This product is great. I recommend it.

                By Ev the helper.

                from Poughkeepsie, NY

                About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Applies easily
                • Great finish

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Detailed Work
                  • Large Areas
                  • Small Areas

                  Comments about Epifanes Wood Finish Matte Varnish:

                  I did wooden outside doors with this. It is fabulous.

                  (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Perfect low gloss sheen

                  By Aaron's first canoe of many

                  from College Station, TX

                  About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • durable
                  • Even Paint Distribution
                  • UV protection

                  Cons

                  • Drys Slow
                  • Strong vapor odor

                  Best Uses

                  • Detailed Work
                  • Large Areas
                  • Small Areas

                  Comments about Epifanes Wood Finish Matte Varnish:

                  I used 2 coats of the matte over 2 coats of high gloss on the inside of my cedar strip canoe. It was the perfect contrast finish (form) and does not produce a blinding glare (function) from the sun.
                  It does have a much stronger odor compared to the epifanes high gloss. The no-sanding window between coats is nice, just be sure to thin properly to your conditions! I had to thin to about 12% by vol. for 70 deg. F 50%RH which is much more then recommended. Note I rolled and tipped with a foam roller and brush.

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