It depends on your objectives; do you want a clear finish, fast dry time, interior or exterior use, a certain sheen, want to spray, etc.?
- For an interior clear finish or a Flat finish, use HIGH PERFORMANCE water based topcoat. It is a "water white" finish, fast drying (1 to 2 hours), water cleanup and contains a UV Stabilizer to protect the underlying stains from fading. Waterbased HIGH PERFORMANCE can be applied over any stain as long as it is dry.
For applying over oil base stains: 24-48 hour wait time. For applying over GF water base stains, GF Milk Paint and Dye Stains: 1-2 hours. NOT recommended over any long oils such as Linseed oil, Danish Oils. Application method: Acrylic brush, foam brush, paint pad applicator, or spray with HVLP 1.3 (.051) needle nozzle. High Performance topcoat is available in flat, satin, semi-gloss and gloss sheens.
- If ambering is desired (darkening of the finish over time), you have two choices, use...