We recommend thinning Bristol Finish 15% by volume with Bristol Finish Thinner for a first coat on bare wood. A second coat at the same percentage may be applied as … More
Frequently Asked Questions
The Traditional Amber is not flowing very well. I am getting brush marks, not the smoothness I want.
Thin Bristol Finish using our thinner according to the guidelines.
In both cases Bristol Finish should be removed. In the case of under mixing it is possible to re-coat with the proper mixture.
Touch the finish with the tip of a finger. It should feel dry but still stick just a little and not leave a fingerprint.
Yes, but we recommend only experienced finishers attempt this type of application.
We do not recommend applying Bristol Finish at temperatures below 45F (7C). The product will be too thick and will not lay out properly to a smooth finish.
3 – 4 Hours is our general recommended pot life but working conditions will vary based on conditions.
Putting the catalyst in the refrigerator has worked for some. The best solution we have found is to use a product Bloxygen that is sprayed into the catalyst before re-sealing … More
There are really only 2 ways for this to occur: 1 the catalyst is very old. 2 the catalyst has been exposed to the atmosphere. In either case the catalyst … More
A heat gun and scraper are the most efficient way to remove Bristol Finish, remember to use a scraper that will not gouge the wood. Chemical stripper works as well … More