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1 qt. Satin Polyurethane Wipe-On

  • Protects decorative wood surfaces with hand rubbed beauty
  • Easy wipe on poly for a smooth, even finish with high detail
  • Covers up to 75 sq. ft. with a classic, clear protective finish
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About This Product

Watco 1 Qt. Satin Wipe-On Polyurethane provides the protection of a polyurethane finish in a formula that is hand-applied and wiped onto wood. Wipe on surfaces to get into areas that are difficult to reach with traditional brush-on polyurethane. Clear finish protects wood furniture and other interior wood surfaces from water, liquids, chemicals, stains and other wear from use.

Highlights

  • Ideal for providing a clear wood finish on interior wood projects and applications including wood furniture, doors, paneling and other intricate wood pieces
  • Covers up to 75 sq. ft., apply at least 3 coats on surfaces
  • Satin sheen adds a low luster finish to interior wood surfaces
  • Durable formula features a classic hand rubbed look
  • Oil-based formula offers stain resistance over stained, painted or bare interior wood surfaces
  • Wipe-on and apply to surfaces using a clean, lint-free cotton cloth
  • Dries to the touch in 2-4 hours and recoat within 4-6 hours
  • Cleans up with mineral spirits
  • Online price includes PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, OR, RI, VT, WA
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Product Information

Internet # 203377225

Model # 68141

Store SKU # 143138

Specifications

Dimensions

Container Size

1 Quart

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)

75 sq ft

Details

Application

Shellac, Lacquer & Polyurethane

Application Method

Wipe On

Base Material

Oil Based

Coating Product Category

Waterproofer/Sealer

Color Family

Clear

Dry to Touch (min.)

60 min

Interior/Exterior

Interior

Number of coats recommended

3

Number per Package

1

Paint/Stain Clean Up

Mineral Spirits

Paint/Stain Features

Sealer

Product Form

Liquid

Sheen

Satin

Substrate Condition

Bare Wood, Finished Wood, Old/Reclaimed Wood, Stained Wood, Unfinished Wood

Surface Material Use

Wood

Time before recoating (hours)

4

Transparency

Transparent

Vertical/Horizontal

Vertical / Horizontal

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty

Satisfaction guaranteed for full refund of purchase price

Questions & Answers

13Questions
caret
Q:Can a pigment be added to use as a stain?
by|Feb 4, 2024
1 Answer
Answer This Question

A:  Thank you for reaching out, Sherri. Rust-Oleum Watco Wipe-On Polyurethane is a pre-mixed finish, adding any additional color or additives can hinder the curing process of the Poly and leave a tacky finish. -Rust-Oleum Product Support 14

by|Feb 5, 2024
    caret
    Q:Can I put this over my Gray Rustoleum cabinet transformation kit once I put the top coat on that comes with the kit? I'm looking for a really durable surface and not sure the top coat that comes with the Rustoleum kit is enough.
    by|Sep 6, 2023
    1 Answer
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    A:  Happy to help! Yes, Rust-Oleum Watco Wipe-On Polyurethane can be applied over our Cabinet Transformations Kit. Make sure the top coat from the kit has had time to fully dry. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3

    by|Sep 7, 2023
      caret
      Q:Can I use the oil based wipe on polyurethane over multiple coats of Varathane Interior Water-Based Ultimate Polyurethane? This is going on a kitchen table.
      by|Jul 12, 2023
      1 Answer
      Answer This Question

      A:  Great question, Glenn! Rust-Oleum Watco Wipe-On Polyurethane can be used over other polyurethanes. Make sure the previous finish is in good, sound condition. We also recommend lightly sanding the surface to promote full adhesion. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3

      by|Jul 13, 2023
        caret
        Q:Which Watco wipe on polyurethane is appropriate for exterior fiberglass front doors that have had Old Masters Gel stain applied as the color coat?
        by|Jun 1, 2023
        1 Answer
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        A:  Thanks for reaching out, Monte. Watco Wipe-On Poly is designed for application to interior furniture and intricate wood items. Wipe-On Poly cannot be applied to fiberglass, it also cannot be used outdoors. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 6

        by|Jun 29, 2023
          1 found this answer helpful
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          Customer Reviews

          3.4 out of 5

          • 3.4 out of 304 reviews
          • 35% recommend this product
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          I sanded down very old sea-and-salt air teak chairs and table set. I applied the Watco after sanding. This product worked very well, dried in high humidity conditions and was very forgiving...I was able to go back and touch up areas that were missed. Great Product!
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          Go with Minwax instead
          Watco wipe on poly DOES NOT dry clear. It will have a yellow tint. Applied this product to cabinet doors painted with high quality grey cabinet paint. When dried, the doors have a green-grey tint. I threw this junk in the trash and used Minwax wipe on poly from big blue. The finish was perfect. See photo. Watco on the right. Minwax on the left.
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          Response from Rust-OleumSupportJan 5, 2023
          Thank you for reaching out and sharing your experinece. When applying Rust-Oleum Watco Wipe-On Polyurethane over a lighter painted surface, we do recommend applying in a test area first as yellowing can occur.
          - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3 Rustoleum
            4 found this review helpful
            It was easy to use and it turned out beautiful....
            It was easy to use and it turned out beautiful.
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            1 found this review helpful
            This was easy to apply and we stained and then...
            This was easy to apply and we stained and then applied three light coats to 2 new plywood birch cabinet doors that I routed the edges (lightly sanding with 600 grit sandpaper in between coats) and the finished product was excellent and matched very well.
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            complete trash
            This product is the worst finishing product I have ever used. If you want your project looking like it was wiped down with the dirtiest mop in the world then this is for you. It is thick and sticky such that it will turn over your rag as you wipe. It dries within seconds such that it never levels off and leaves every single streak mark from your applicator. Run away! The first coat with a cotton towel went so bad I tried the second with a microfiber foam applicator like you might use for applying wax to your car. The thickness of the microfiber applicator fixed the problem of losing grip on the rag because the finish is so sticky. It made no differece to the streaking tho. I tried a third coat where I worked the product until it dried, about 60 seconds for this junk. That coat turned out more level than the previous two but still the worst finish I have ever done. I have used regular brush on poly and minwax wipe on poly without issue. I cannot figure out how rust-oleum let this out the door. They should be ashamed.
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            Response from Rust-OleumSupportNov 24, 2020
            Thank you for reaching out! For the best results, we recommend applying Rust-Oleum Watco Wipe-On Polyurethane with a good quality lint free rag or cloth. For the best results, we recommend applying only when air (ambient) temperature is between 60-90°F (16-32°C) and relative humidity is below 85%. Applying in an area with good ventilation is also recommended.
            - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3 Rustoleum
              6 found this review helpful
              Perfect for Acacia wood countertops
              This product worked perfectly to give a clear rubbed on finish and keep the natural beauty of the wood. It is easy to apply with a simple rag and three coats gives very durable food resistant finish. Our contractor used another product that cost ten times as much and left a glassy finished (first image) that distracts from the natural beauty of the wood and was much more difficult to apply. See photos for differences.
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                Watco Wipe-On Poly is my go to wipe on finish over oil based stains and tinted danish oil stains....
                Watco Wipe-On Poly is my go to wipe on finish over oil based stains and tinted danish oil stains. It provides a great low build up finish and allows for adding coats (minimum of 3 recommended) until desired sealing and sheen are achieved. I use both Satin and Gloss depending upon the project.
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                3 found this review helpful
                Absolute and utter garbage
                This stuff is so thick and sticky that it’s impossible to get a smooth streak-free finish on a large surface. I thought step 1 was laughable considering that the instructions said to mix thoroughly, how does one mix thoroughly through a hole the size a of a half dollar? Pour the entire can into something with a larger opening to allow for the stirring? And then what? Pour the contents back into the can? Or use it all in one go? Just reading those directions I should have just immediately returned it. But I didn’t so on to coat 1. Coat 1 was applied by wiping it on (as the name states), it didn’t go too well. Because of the stickiness it was impossible to get a smooth application before my cloth would start to get tacky and leave drag marks. I hoped it would magically level out during the drying process...it didn’t. For coat 2 I decided to brush on the poly in hopes it would be better. I was finishing a dresser so opted to start with a small drawer to test the application. I, of course, sanded all the pieces first with 240 grit sandpaper to help smooth it a bit. It went much better. Some streaks but they were minimal compared to the cloth application. After applying the test application with my brush I cleaned my area and thoroughly cleaned my brand new brush with paint thinner and left it to dry until I could get back to the project in the morning. When I started at it again the next morning I found out that all of the bristles on my new brush were completely stuck together, apparently paint thinner isn’t good enough to clean this product off. After throwing out my new brush I grabbed another and proceeded on. All drawers were poly’d and they looked passable. On to the top of the dresser. Again, using the brush did a passable job but still left a bit of streaking. After well over 4 hours I attempted a 3rd and final coat. After sanding I began to apply the 3rd coat and again noticed that it was quickly getting tacky causing the brush to drag. Yet again causing ugly brush strokes and streaks all over the top of my dresser. I suffered through the 3rd coat knowing it would dry a disastrous mess. And it did. Now I’m left with a giant mess that I’ll likely have to completely strip and spend more money to start over again. This stuff is absolute trash. Save yourself the time and energy and buy a different brand.
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                Response from Rust-OleumSupportJun 12, 2020
                That is not what we like to hear! Our Watco Wipe on Polyurethane is designed to apply easily using a lint-free cloth. Please give us a call at 800-901-0411, we want to learn more about these issues and try to make things right! - Rust-Oleum Product Support 2 Rustoleum
                  5 found this review helpful
                  Easy to apply. Dried quickly. Exactly what I needed for...
                  Easy to apply. Dried quickly. Exactly what I needed for my project.
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                  • Verified Purchase
                  Great finish to work with. A little more time demanding than other wipeon ploys but effort is wor...
                  Great finish to work with. A little more time demanding than other wipeon ploys but effort is worth the superior outcome
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                  • Recommended
                  2 found this review helpful
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