To apply this the wood surface must be clean, dry and frost-free (maximum 18% wood moisture). Osmo Wood Wax Finish Clear Extra Thin is ready to use, do not thin. Stir well before use. Clean or slightly sand old microporous finishes and remove old varnish (with Osmo Paint Remover or sanding). Make sure to always wear a dust mask when sanding. Small cracks, larger dents, and small holes can be filled in with Osmo Woodfiller. Sand carefully before application, starting with course paper and finishing with P120 – P150 for flooring and P180 – P240 for furniture. Remove dust etc. thoroughly from the surface with a brush or vaccuum cleaner before application. We always suggest a sample trial before finishing your entire surface.
To apply the finish you can brush, wipe, dip or spray (in closed chambers). Apply evenly along the wood grain with a brush or cloth.
1st coat: Apply thinly. Leave to dry for approximately 30 minutes. Remove all surplus. Re-coat areas that are not sufficiently treated.
2nd coat: Apply thinly. Leave to dry for approximately 30 minutes. Remove all surplus.
If you are finishing cupboards, wardrobes and drawers only one thin coat is necessary and should be applied with a cloth. To clean your tools you can use Osmo Brush Cleaner.
For a high-sheen effect and extra durability you can apply one coat of Wood Wax Finish Clear Extra Thin as a base coat, and use Polyx-Oil for the second coat.
There is a 12 hour drying time under normal climatic conditions for Osmo Wood Wax Finish Clear Extra Thin.