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1 qt. Clear Gloss Oil-Based Interior Polyurethane

  • Easy to use poly, superior protection on interior wood surfaces
  • Self leveling top coat gives max durability with warm amber glow
  • Fast dry, durable polyurethane covers up to 150 sq. ft. per quart
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Beautifies With Scratch and Stain Resistant Finish

Beautifies With Scratch and Stain Resistant Finish

Polyurethane protects wood projects such as furniture, crafts and trim. Protective clear coat and sealer provides a scratch resistant surface on interior wood.

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Creating flawless finishes for over 60 years

Expert wood finishing quality since 1958 for the professional, DIY fixer upper, furniture maker or home restoration project.

Triple Thick Formula for One Coat Coverage

Triple Thick Formula for One Coat Coverage

Available in Water-Base, Oil-Base and Triple Thick Polyurethane with Satin, Gloss and Semi-Gloss sheens for custom project needs.

Craft Sealer

Craft Sealer

Create unique décor and gifts

Protect Items from Moisture

Protect Items from Moisture

Seal and protect wood from moisture

Topcoat Tables and Furniture

Topcoat Tables and Furniture

Use polyurethane for protecting tables, chairs, cabinets and furniture

Apply Polyurethane to Wood

Apply Polyurethane to Wood

Products like Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane make wood stain projects fast

Interior Ceramic Tile Floor

Available in Matte, Gloss, Satin and Semi-Gloss

Water-based poly features low odor and easy soap and water clean up.

Water Based Poly Headboard

Varathane Ultimate Water-Based Polyurethane

Crystal clear, non-yellow finish offers protective coating over indoor surfaces including tables, shelves and more.

Oil Based Polyurethane Based Can

Available in Matte, Gloss, Satin and Semi-Gloss

Oil-based polyurethane creates a warm amber glow that deepens over time. Golden tone highlights wood grain.

Oil Based Poly Table and Bench

Varathane Ultimate Oil-Based Polyurethane

Durable poly sealer offers superior scratch and stain resistance for delicate furniture and stained wood.

Triple Thick Polyurethane Can

Available in Matte, Gloss, Satin and Semi-Gloss

Triple thick poly top coat protects 3X faster than traditional polyurethane. Advanced durability in one coat saves time.

Triple Thick Poly

Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane

Seal and protect surfaces with a premium, long lasting finish. Ultimate protection for stained or natural wood.

Varathane 1 qt. Clear Gloss Oil-Based Interior Polyurethane is specially formulated to let woods natural beauty shine through. High clarity protective finish for indoor wood projects provides a rich, golden glow. Premium polyurethane coating continues to deepen its amber look over time to give wood objects a warm, classic look.
  • Ideal for protecting interior wood finishing projects and applications including furniture, doors, cabinets and trim
  • Covers up to 150 sq. ft., apply at least 2 coats on surfaces
  • Satin sheen adds a low luster finish to interior wood surfaces in a rich golden glow that deepens over time
  • Long lasting, durable formula works over stained, bare or painted wood surfaces and provides abrasion and scratch resistance on surfaces
  • Self-leveling, oil-based formula features outstanding stain resistance to keep interior wood projects looking great longer
  • Dries to the touch in 1-2 hours and recoat in 4-6 hours
  • Cleans up with mineral spirits
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  • 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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BrandBEHRZARVarathane
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Price
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$2095
/quart
Ratings
(87)
(38)
(366)
SheenGlossGlossGloss
Container Size1 Quart1 Quart1 Quart
Base MaterialOil BasedOil BasedOil Based
Application MethodBrushBrush,PadBrush
TransparencyClearClearClear
Paint/Stain FeaturesAbrasion Resistant,Chemical Resistant,Dries Clear,Durable,Fast Drying,Moisture Resistant,Sealer,Stain Resistant,Washable,WaterproofAbrasion Resistant,Dries Clear,Fast Drying,High Foot TrafficSealer
Number of coats recommended222
Paint/Stain Clean UpMineral SpiritsMineral SpiritsMineral Spirits
Paint/Stain/Waterproofer Product TypeShellac, 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
Base Material
Oil Based
Coating Product Category
Waterproofer/Sealer
Color Family
Clear
Dry to touch (min.)
120
Interior/Exterior
Interior
Number of coats recommended
2
Number per Package
1
Paint/Stain Clean Up
Mineral Spirits
Paint/Stain Features
Sealer
Paint/Stain/Waterproofer Product Type
Shellac, Lacquer & Polyurethane
Product Form
Liquid
Returnable
90-Day
Sheen
Gloss
Substrate Condition
Bare Wood,Finished Wood,Old/Reclaimed Wood,Stained Wood,Unfinished Wood
Substrate/Surface Use Type
Wood
Time before recoating (hours)
4
Transparency
Clear
Vertical/Horizontal
Vertical / Horizontal

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Satisfaction guaranteed for full refund of purchase price

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Customer Reviews

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  • 59% recommend this product
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Worst polyurethane on the market.
How this is a rustoleum product I'll never know. Anyway my experience... built a pallet bar. Used all minwax products and it came out beautifully. Gave it away as a present for my in laws. Built no.2 for me. Tweaked the design a bit, red mahogany minwax stained, it was gorgeous. My polyu set up in the container so I went to get more. HD changed suppliers as we all found out the hard way. Read this is made by rustoleum and figured why not. Love their and Testors (still rustoleum) paint so this should be awesome. Yeah, no! This polyu is entirely too thin, coverage is not great because I constantly have to work drip patrol, and gummies on my brush. Now I have been painting, staining, and finishing wood projects for many years. With many different products and brands used in the past. I know what I'm doing as well as what to expect. Point blank this is a sub par product that shouldn't be given away! Did develop surface bubbles but that is a result of being frustrated and 2nd coating before the 1st coat properly degassed. Also caused by applying too thick. Been there, done that, easily fixed. Went through 5 brushes for 3 coats and although the bar does look ok, I still want to throw it in the river because it used to look spectacular. Maybe my in laws will trade me?
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Response from Rust-OleumSupportAug 9, 2021
Something is amiss here! Our Varathane Ultimate Oil-Based Polyurethane should not be particularly thin or thick, the viscosity is typical of a traditional oil-based polyurethane. Settling can occur in the can over time, and if the contents are not stirred well before use, this could cause the polyurethane on the top to be very thin, as the solids would be at the bottom. We recommend applying with a good quality, natural bristle brush, cleaning brushes and application tools with mineral spirits as needed. We recommend allowing a minimum of 4 hours between coats, ensuring the previous coat is hard to the touch before applying the next coat. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 2 Rustoleum
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    Don’t apply in direct sunlight
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    Wanted a glossy top finish. Applied satin at first, not...
    Wanted a glossy top finish. Applied satin at first, not quite what i was looking for. Used a graco corded sprayer to apply & worked good! The product beaded at 1st, then I waited, 8 hours later Boom. Good product, will biy gallons from now on. Planning on using an HVLP setup on the next one. Remember to vent your space!!!
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    Works great on countertops!!...
    Works great on countertops!!
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    Looks great
    Looks great
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    Works great!
    Works great!
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    Goes on smoothly, covers well, dries quickly. Works well with foam brush. No air bubbles. Very h...
    Goes on smoothly, covers well, dries quickly. Works well with foam brush. No air bubbles. Very happy with this product.
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    Used this on an old door that had to be scraped and bondo(ed). It was a mess. Put 3 coats of this...
    Used this on an old door that had to be scraped and bondo(ed). It was a mess. Put 3 coats of this on after staining. The picture doesn't do it justice. Can't tell you how gorgeous this door turned out! You can see your reflection in it. Would definitely use it again. Excellent product.
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    First time using this product because like others have said, it is what HD is now selling. I had ...
    First time using this product because like others have said, it is what HD is now selling. I had high expectations. I was using a foam brush and I felt it was sticking to the plywood a little too much. I tried dabbing on more material figuring it would allow spreading easier but it didn't help much. It actually pulled the foam off the handle. After the first coat dried, overnight, the layer didn't seem like much. I lightly sanded and applied the second coat. Second coat also pulled the foam off the handle. After that coat dried, again over night, I could still see/feel the grain in the wood. They say to apply 3 coats and this product requires it. From an angle I was expecting to see a glass looking top but I did not. I used up the quart on a 4' x 3' tabletop so I wasn't being stingy with it but it still needed more coats. I decided to buy the minwax at Lowes instead. They recommend minimum 2 coats. First coat was just applied and I noticed a difference in the application. The foam did not pull off the handle. I know I'm coating over dried polyurethane so I expected it to go on easier but so should have the second coat of the Varathane. I plan to apply one more coat to basically use up the rest of the can but in the future will just buy the minwax. Seems to be a better product for the same price.
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    Response from Rust-OleumSupportFeb 10, 2020
    Thank you for sharing your experience. We recommend applying Rust-Oleum Varathane Ultimate Polyurethane Oil-Based with a good quality natural bristle brush or applicator. A foam applicator is not recommended. A minimum of 2 coats is recommended for best protection. The product dries to the touch in 1-2 hours and can be recoated after 4 hours. Light sanding between coats is recommended for a smooth finish and for best adhesion. Each quart covers 75-150 sq.ft. (per coat). Please do not hesitate to reach out to our Product Support Team at (800) 901-0411 with any further questions or concerns; we will be happy to help. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 4 Rustoleum
      I used this polyurethane to finish a stereo equipment cabinet in my home. It worked beautiful. It...
      I used this polyurethane to finish a stereo equipment cabinet in my home. It worked beautiful. It went on smoothly and it looks great!
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      I used this to refinish a night stand with a Graco Truecoat 360 VSP. I did not have to thin it at...
      I used this to refinish a night stand with a Graco Truecoat 360 VSP. I did not have to thin it at all and it sprayed perfect. Was very easy to clean up and makes a beautiful clear finish.
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      I'm very happy with the ease of use and final results. I've already found other uses for it and p...
      I'm very happy with the ease of use and final results. I've already found other uses for it and purchased a larger container.
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      This was far better than previous used poly
      This was far better than previous used poly
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      Great Stuff
      I'm restoring an old oak table and was disappointed my home center didn't carry a well known stain and polyurethane applications. I bought Varathane and I'm very proud of the results. it's now my go to brand. it goes on easy and dry fast. the table never looked better. highly recommended.
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        This product did an excellent job and performed as expected. To save yourself a lot of extra wor...
        This product did an excellent job and performed as expected. To save yourself a lot of extra work read the label carefully as it indicates you should apply a coat then wait up to 4 hours before applying a second coat and three coats are recommended. If you wait past 4 hours you have to re-sand the entire surface before applying the next coat. I missed that when I applied the first coat, waited a couple of days and then created extra work!
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            I’ve been using this over Golden Mahogany stain on pine...
            I’ve been using this over Golden Mahogany stain on pine board and getting beautiful finishes! One suggestion, this finish makes the surface so much harder than the pine that it can cause the wood to splinter with even a sharp miter saw blade. Consider making the miter cuts before applying this coating.
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                              Worst Polyurethane I've Used
                              Why doesn't Home Depot carry Minwax? I would give this Varathane polyurethane a minus 5. It dries way too fast, you can't go back within a few mins. and even out drips without leaving a dry brush stroke. Did not level as stated, I have a clumpy hardwood floor that I will need to sand to even out. Minor scratches are magnified with the high gloss. It's dry to walk on and still has an overpowering stink 2 days later. Have had doors and windows open and it is awful.
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                              Response from Rust-OleumSupportSep 8, 2021
                              Thank you for reaching out! While Rust-Oleum Varathane Oil-Based Ultimate Polyurethane can be used on interior surfaces, we do not recommend it for floors. This product will not apply like a floor polyurethane and can be difficult to apply on that large of a surface. Once the coating is completely dry, it can be wiped down with clean water and some soap to help remove any lingering odor on the surface.
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