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Stained Navy Wooden Crate
Step by Step Instructions
1PREPARE: Always work in a well-ventilated area, like your garage, and use a drop cloth to protect from stain. Before you begin, sand the crate with sandpaper, working your way up through #120, #150, and #180 grits. Use a tack cloth to wipe away the sanding dust in between each grit.
2STAIN: Stir or shake your Varathane Fast Dry Wood Stain in Worn Navy thoroughly. Then, use a lint-free cloth or brush to apply a generous amount of stain to the crate, working in manageable sections. Let the stain sit for a few minutes and then wipe away the excess with a clean rag. Always wipe in the direction of the wood grain. Once the crate is completely stained, set it aside to dry for one hour.
3POLYURETHANE: Once your crate is dry, stir your Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane in Satin with a stir stick. Then, apply the polyurethane with a brush in one smooth, even coat. Be sure to brush in the direction of the wood grain.
4FINISH: Let the polyurethane cure for 48 hours before using the crate.
What You Need
Varathane Wood Stain
Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane
Crate
Old Sheets or Drop Cloth
Tack Cloth
Lint Free Cloth
High Quality Synthetic Bristle Brush
Stir Stick
Sandpaper (#120, #150, #180 Grits)