Water Based Topcoats and Sanding Sealers

Award winning best describes General Finishes line of superior water-base topcoats and sanding sealers. Capturing both Best Overall and Best Brush-on award from Fine Woodworking, our water-based topcoats have continued to delight the woodworking community around the world.

Enduro Conversion Varnish

Waterbased Conversion Varnish from General Finishes

Conversion Varnish is the latest addition to our professional water based product line. It is a two component post catalyzed urethane topcoat suitable for bar tops and commercial applications where ultimate durability is necessary. General Finishes Conversion Varnish has a 6-8 hour pot life once catalyzed and can be re-coated in 1-2 hours. Mix 10% of NCO catalyst by weight or volume to the Conversion Varnish (e.g. 32oz. of CV add 3.2 oz. Catalyst)

Enduro Clear Poly

Enduro Clear Poly Waterbourne Topcoat General Finishes

Enduro Clear Poly is a high performing commercial grade topcoat fortified with polyurethane that delivers a very tough, durable and abrasion resistant finish. Clear Poly can be used on any project where more solids (28%) and durability are desired.

Enduro-Var Urethane Varnish

Enduro Water-base polyurethane varnis

Enduro-Var is a self crosslinking polyurethane that looks more like an oil varnish than a water coating. It ambers slightly with durability suitable for residential projects, and is both sprayable and brushable. This is a good product for residential projects such as cabinets and millwork.  Enduro-Var ADHERES WELL only over WATER STAINS, DYE STAINS, and RAW WOOD. Use Enduro-Var over any other surfaces at your own risk. It will adhere over an oil stain ONLY IF the stain is completely dry (minimum 4 days drying). Available in Flat, Satin, Semi-gloss and Gloss.

Enduro Water Based Lacquer

Enduro Water Based Lacquer | Economical Professional Clear Coat

Enduro Water Base Lacquer is a new generation water base technology providing enhanced water and chemical resistance at an economical price. Water Base Lacquer dries fast for rapid recoating. It illustrates superior performance to solvent based lacquers, providing improved stack-times, hardness, lacquer thinner resistance, and fingernail polish remover resistance.

Enduro Sanding Sealer

Enduro Sanding Sealer from General Finishes

Enduro Water-Base Sanding Sealer is a clear undercoat that forms an easily sandable foundation for your project. Use under all Enduro topcoats, providing improved water & chemical resistance.  The high solids content builds a fast film. Dries tack free in 10-20 minutes.


General Finishes Extender

Extender is a wetting additive used to increase the drying time of any water based stain, topcoat or glaze. Available in gallons and 16 ounces individually and 4 ounce sizes by the case.

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Enduro Waterbased Accelerator | General Finishes

Accelerator is an additive that decreases dry time for our water base wood finishes. Available in gallons and 16 ounce sizes.

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