Model # 15555000

Internet # 202061406

Store SKU # 404675

1 gal. Gloss Polycrylic Protective Finish

$47.96 /each

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Product Overview

Minwax Polycrylic Protective Finish is a protective top-coat for use on interior wood surfaces including furniture, trim, doors and cabinets. It can be used over bare wood and both oil-based and water-based stains. Polycrylic can be recoated in only 2 hours. Minwax Polycrylic resists damage from abrasion, scuffing, chipping, water, alcohol and other common household chemicals.

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  • Crystal clear finish is ideal for use over light woods like maple, ash and birch as well as over Minwax water based wood stains
  • Covers 500 sq. ft. of wood
  • Gloss finish
  • Protects and adds beauty to interior wood surfaces including woodwork, furniture, doors and cabinets
  • 3 Hour dry time
  • Actual paint colors may vary from on-screen and printer representations
  • Easy water clean up
  • Online Price includes Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT

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Container Size 
1 GA-Gallon 
Coverage Area (sq. ft.) 


Application Method 
Coating Product Category 
Dry to touch (min.) 
Number of coats recommended 
Paint/Stain Base Material 
Paint/Stain Clean Up 
Soap & Water 
Paint/Stain Key Features 
No additional features 
Paint/Stain/Waterproofer Product Type 
Shellac, Lacquer & Polyurethane 
Time before recoating (hours) 

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty 

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Customer Reviews

Rated 3.7 out of 5 by 3 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent with HVLP sprayers if slightly diluted As another reviewer mentioned the fast drying time for this product requires some skill to brush on correctly. You need to work "wet" and some dilution with water may help. And as with all paint it helps to work systematically rather than tentatively. However, even though the label does not recommend spraying I have found Polycrylic has exceptionally good HVLP spraying characteristics when diluted with about 1 part water with 3.5 to 4 parts paint. Superb leveling, fast drying, very consistent results from piece to piece. What I like best is that the gloss version is very transparent, more so than any other acrylic I have ever used. And it's very abrasion and scratch resistant. Have used a lot of acrylics, and this is my baby. When spraying you definitely need to wear a face mask with an organic filter, the smell is pretty strong. This may be why spraying is not recommended by the manufacturer. But once the paint is dry (which happens fast) there is literally no odor from the work piece such as you get with solvent sprays. September 22, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Product dries so fast that it laps and leaves work marks on surfaces applied to. I would not purchase this product again. It is a product that can only be sprayed to obtain an even finish November 18, 2011
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great protective finish with a ton of uses super durable and works well with paints and stains. March 23, 2012
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