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1-qt. Ultra-Clear Semi-Gloss Water-Based Interior Polyurethane

  • Advanced scratch resistance for long lasting protection
  • Self-leveling formula for a smooth and even semi-gloss finish
  • Fast drying formula, dries in 2 hours between coats
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Product Overview

Interior Wood Stains and Polyurethane on Wood Furniture

Beautify interior wood surfaces

Enhance the look of hardwood floors, wood trim, wood furniture and doors with interior stain or clear coats.

Table Stain

Wood furniture protection

Provide lasting protection to interior wood surfaces with a variety of polyurethanes, wood finishes and stains.

Mahogany Wood Door Stained

Add value to any space

Enhance bare or underprotected wood surfaces with curb appeal and lasting, memorable looks.

Olympic Stains

America's Trusted Brand

Since 1938, You've trusted Olympic to protect your deck and fence for over 80 years. Bring that beauty and protection indoors.

Stain Color Chips

Wood stain color library

Curated colors available in tintable or ready-mix cans. Protect with our clear coats available in multiple sheens.

Wood Dresser Blue Wood Stain

Stain for specialized projects

Wood stains and clear coats available for hardwood and composite flooring, wood furniture, doors and cabinets.

Wiping Stain Applied Smoothly To Wood Table

Smooth, simple stain application

Olympic Interior Stains apply smooth and penetrate evenly. They are ideal for soft, hard, new and stripped wood.

Polyurethane on Wood Furniture

Penetrating Wood Stain

Penetrates evenly into wood pores to highlight wood grain and provide rich, uniform stain color.

Water Based Wood Stain Quart Can

Water Based Wood Stain

Fast drying, low odor wood stain is ideal for indoor stain projects.

Gel Stain Can Quart

Gel Stain

Gel stains are less likely to run, ideal for cabinet and door stain projects.

Polyurethane Can Quart

Polyurethane

Fast drying polyurethane with advanced scratch resistance and a warm amber tone.

Polyurethane Can Quart

Ultra-Clear Polyurethane

Self-leveling for a smooth, crystal clear coat to protect interior wood surfaces.

Spar Urethane Can Quart

Spar Urethane

Interior and exterior adds long lasting, all weather protection from fading, cracking and peeling.

Olympic ultra-clear polyurethane is a self-leveling, water-based clear coat that provides professional results on a wide variety of surfaces. This durable ultra-clear finish resists abrasion, marring and stains. Ideal for stained or bare wood surfaces including furniture, floors, cabinets, doors, windows and trim. Available in matte, satin, semi-gloss and gloss sheens to offer a variety of unique looks for your clear coat.
  • Olympic ultra-clear polyurethane delivers a semi-gloss finish
  • Durable finish protects your projects from abrasion and marring common with underprotected surfaces
  • Fast drying formula, dries in 2-hours between coats
  • Delivers true crystal clear protection to your interior wood surface
  • Water based polyurethane formula is self-leveling to help ensure even, professional application
  • Finish is durable and helps to preserve the integrity and beauty of interior woodwork
  • Ideal for stained or bare interior wood surfaces like wood furniture, floors, cabinets, doors and trim
  • Cleans up easily with soap and water
  • Covers approximately 125 sq. ft. per quart depending on application and wood porosity
  • Online price includes PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, OR, RI, VT, WA
  • California residents

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Ratings
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Container Size1 Quart1 Quart1 Quart1 Quart
SheenSemi-GlossSemi-GlossGlossFlat/Matte
Base MaterialWater BasedWater BasedWater BasedWater Based
Application MethodBrushBrush,Pad,RollerBrush,Pad,RollerBrush,Pad,Roller
TransparencyClearSemi-TransparentSemi-TransparentSemi-Transparent
Paint/Stain FeaturesAbrasion Resistant,Chemical Resistant,Dries Clear,Durable,Fast Drying,Moisture Resistant,Sealer,Stain Resistant,Washable,WaterproofAbrasion Resistant,Chemical Resistant,Dries Clear,Durable,Stain Resistant,WashableAbrasion Resistant,Chemical Resistant,Dries Clear,Durable,Stain Resistant,WashableAbrasion Resistant,Chemical Resistant,Dries Clear,Durable,Stain Resistant,Washable
Paint/Stain Clean UpSoap & WaterSoap & WaterSoap & WaterSoap & Water
Number of coats recommended2333
Paint/Stain/Waterproofer Product TypeShellac, Lacquer & PolyurethaneShellac, Lacquer & PolyurethaneShellac, Lacquer & PolyurethaneShellac, Lacquer & Polyurethane
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Specifications

Dimensions

Container Size
1 Quart
Coverage Area (sq. ft.)
125

Details

Application Method
Brush,Pad,Roller
Base Material
Water Based
Coating Product Category
Waterproofer/Sealer
Color Family
Clear
Dry to touch (min.)
120
Interior/Exterior
Interior
Number of coats recommended
3
Number per Package
1
Paint/Stain Clean Up
Soap & Water
Paint/Stain Features
Abrasion Resistant,Chemical Resistant,Dries Clear,Durable,Stain Resistant,Washable
Paint/Stain/Waterproofer Product Type
Shellac, Lacquer & Polyurethane
Product Form
Liquid
Returnable
90-Day
Sheen
Semi-Gloss
Substrate Condition
Bare Wood,Finished Wood,Old/Reclaimed Wood,Plywood,Pressure Treated Wood,Stained Wood,Unfinished Wood
Substrate/Surface Use Type
Wood
Time before recoating (hours)
2
Transparency
Semi-Transparent
Vertical/Horizontal
Vertical / Horizontal

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited Lifetime Warranty

Questions & Answers

3Questions5Answers

Can I put this over oil based stain and can I put it over lacquer?

Asked by JM January 15, 2021
1
Answer

Hi JM, lacquers can only be used on lacquers. Lacquers cannot go over anything else, water or oil. And water or oil cannot go over lacquers. Please feel free to call us with any other questions or concerns at 1-800-426-6306 between 8am-5pm ET. Thanks!

Can this be used on a piece with an oil stain color?

Asked by Pam December 15, 2020
3
Answers

Yes. Sometimes these poly’s can pick up pigment into the first coat. Make sure that oil dries completely to reduce the effect. As always, usually three thin coats are suggested. Dry, and lightly sand in between coats.

Is this finish food safe after it cures? Also, how long does it take to fully cure? (RE: Olympi...

Asked by dasdsadsa July 20, 2020
1
Answer

Hey there. We have not tested this product for food surface usage. This should fully cure in 30 days.

Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
    out of 40 reviews
  • 97% recommend this product
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Nice top coat
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This stuff was easy to use. I did feel like it had a stronger odor than I'm use too. But it wasn't crazy. Definitely tolerable. I thought this product worked well. It didn't run bad if you made sure you were putting on thin layers. I think it works pretty well. I only had minor scuffing after Inused the product... which could of been me not putting enough coats on or maybe it was the product itself. It wasn't a real thick consistency. Make sure you clean out all your brushes well after use. I would definitely buy this again.
by Shanrich
Great
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I used on alot of my wood projects I made like a table I just finished. It goes on real quick and easily. Very smooth to work with and cover your wood. I love that its scratch resistant with kids playing on. The consistency is perfect not too thick on my brush. Very easy to coat with a thin layer going against the grain of the wood. Drys pretty fast. The smell was not overwhelming to me.
by angienovi
Beat Varathane in a test
I need a matte/satin poly to cost a painted counter, and because I've had missed results with Varathane's water based poly in the past, I thought I would do a little test: I bought Olympic and Varathane and did a couple of samples side by side, under perfect conditions (indoors, 70°, low humidity, brand new clean brush, clean new surface, unopened can of product, stirred for an even amount of time, etc.). Olympic was the clear winner in the test. Both dried at about the same speed, but the Olympic had better 'flow' (self-leveling) and the Varathane came out with the slightest 'orange-peel' texture, whereas the Olympic dried perfectly smooth. The Varathane I was using was gloss, so you can see a difference there, but that shouldn't affect the surface texture, which is what I was looking at.
by TomJ
1 person found this helpful
I only tried this on a piece of white oak that was stained with Olympic fast dry low odor water b...
I only tried this on a piece of white oak that was stained with Olympic fast dry low odor water based stain tinted for golden oak. My picture shows the left side of board with stain and the right side without stain. The polyurethane went on pretty smoothly using a paint brush and dried very smooth. I would recommend it for anything and plan on using it on a threshol.
by astronuget
This product works great, and I will definitely recommend this product to my friends and family. ...
This product works great, and I will definitely recommend this product to my friends and family. It goes on very smoothly and easily. It leaves a clear, and durable coating that holds up to wear and tear, moisture, etc. I've added coats to my coffee table, wood floor, cabinets, charcuterie boards, etc. Easy enough for amateurs to use at home as well.
by CaptainAwesome
The associate that sold it to me aand recommended it it did exactly what he said and I'm very hap...
The associate that sold it to me aand recommended it it did exactly what he said and I'm very happy with the product and I would highly recommend it to anyone else
by waterskinut
I picked up several pieces of live-edge oak and walnut and decided to make some shelving out of t...
I picked up several pieces of live-edge oak and walnut and decided to make some shelving out of them for my new BnB bathroom and kitchen areas. After a quick, light sanding, I stained the wood, let it dry, and then brushed the polyurethane on. I let it dry and did a 2nd coat. I didn't bother sanding between coats as I was going for the rough finish. Turned out beautiful! The poly dried fairly quickly as the weather was nice so I let everything dry outside in the sun. I finished the project by hanging the shelves using the black iron piping.
by DrBuff
I really wanted to like this clear coat. The idea of a matte finish really got me excited as I’m ...
I really wanted to like this clear coat. The idea of a matte finish really got me excited as I’m not big on glossy wood. I cleared all the windows, door jambs, doors, and shelves in my entire house so I am very accustomed to clear coat and correct application. I was very disappointed in this product due to the yellow/dingy tiny it gave everything. I applied it very thin with the correct brush on a couple different finishes and and it yellowed all of them. It’s hard to tell in the photos but in person you can really see how the white table now has a yellow/dingy hue to it. It looks so bad I will actually be taking the time to sand it all off. Even on the pieces of wood that are a mixture of golden oak and gray you can see they yellowed. It actually took the gray hue we wanted away. Left two I applied the clear coat to, the right two have no clear coat. I will stick to my usual water base satin finish from now on.
by Sjh10
Response from Olympic TeamMar 31, 2020
Hi there, we're sorry to hear your experience with our product wasn't what you expected. We are here to further discuss and provide solutions, so please give us a call at 1-800-426-6306 between 8am-5pm ET. OlympicPaint
I am new to using Polyurethane. This was easy to follow the instructions and apply to some doors ...
I am new to using Polyurethane. This was easy to follow the instructions and apply to some doors I wanted to clean up and refresh. I sanded already stained doors, but did not re-stain. after applying the first coat of polyurethane I was quite pleased at the look i was getting. The second coat smoothed right out and there is a nice glossy finish on the door. I am satisfied with the two coats but I would imagine 3 coats would be even better. It goes on Quite thin, and dries much slower than paint. So it was easy to get an even coat on the entire surface.
by joey
This is a great product with tons of uses underscored by ease of cleanups with water. I like the ...
This is a great product with tons of uses underscored by ease of cleanups with water. I like the fact that in 2 hours (weather permitting) you can recoat for a better, harder surface finish. The clear gives a beautiful, durable finish that, in my opinion, can also be used on king surfaces as well. You just need to apply more coats (4 recommended) and really necessary for a durable, lasting surface.
by Bandit
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