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Clear High-Gloss Varnish

This trusted varnish produces beautiful results!

Formulated with a high solids content of Chinese tung oil, combined with non-yellowing, modified alkyd resins and blended with a perfect balance of UV absorbers. It provides high build and superior gloss, flow and durability. Excellent flexibility and water resistance in all climates.

  • Recommended Usage: Exterior or interior, above water
  • Formulation: Traditional alkyd, 64% solids
  • Additives: UV inhibitors
  • Application Methods: Brush, roll or spray
  • Drying Time: Tack free: 4 hrs.; overcoat: 24 hrs. @ 65°F 65%RH
  • Number of Coats Recommended: Bare wood: 7 or 8 coats
  • Color: Clear amber
  • Finish: Gloss
  • Coverage: 150 to 300 sq.ft/liter
  • Thinner: Brush: Model 103731
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Clear High-Gloss Varnish, 1000ml (1.06qt) 351023 CV.1000
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Reg. $44.99

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$29.99

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Clear High-Gloss Varnish, 500ml (0.53qt) 351015 CV.500
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$29.99

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Product Description

This trusted varnish produces beautiful results!

Formulated with a high solids content of Chinese tung oil, combined with non-yellowing, modified alkyd resins and blended with a perfect balance of UV absorbers. It provides high build and superior gloss, flow and durability. Excellent flexibility and water resistance in all climates.

  • Recommended Usage: Exterior or interior, above water
  • Formulation: Traditional alkyd, 64% solids
  • Additives: UV inhibitors
  • Application Methods: Brush, roll or spray
  • Drying Time: Tack free: 4 hrs.; overcoat: 24 hrs. @ 65°F 65%RH
  • Number of Coats Recommended: Bare wood: 7 or 8 coats
  • Color: Clear amber
  • Finish: Gloss
  • Coverage: 150 to 300 sq.ft/liter
  • Thinner: Brush: Model 103731

Specs

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
EpifanesClear High-Gloss Varnish
 
4.9

(based on 38 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Excellent gloss (31)
  • Durable (22)
  • Repels water (17)
  • Color retention (16)
  • Easy clean-up (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Wood surfaces (31)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic boat owner (16), Cruiser (12), Perfectionist (9)

Reviewed by 38 customers

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4.0

Good, but wish it was better

By jdg9675

from Houston

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Looks good

Cons

  • Wish it was easier to work with

Best Uses

  • Wood surfaces

Comments about Clear High-Gloss Varnish:

Used on mahogany on boat. I found it mediocre to work with and took a long time to dry (worked in about 75 degree F). It sure would be nice if it could be recoated in a short window of time.

 
4.0

would use again based on application

By Novi

from Spokane WA

About Me Cruiser

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Color retention

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Wood surfaces

    Comments about Clear High-Gloss Varnish:

    I am a bit lazy and am not using a brush to apply, and don't require a super high gloss for my tiller handle, as such I am applying this with a blue shop rag and the application has been easy and painless so far. working on the 4th coat currently and am getting a nice build and not seeing any bubbles or runs using this application technique.

     
    5.0

    Wow!!it was great!

    By Jj

    from Indianapolis

    About Me Classic boat owner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy clean-up
    • Excellent gloss

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Wood surfaces

      Comments about Clear High-Gloss Varnish:

      I used it to protect a wood decorative piece of art on my boathouse. Awesome !!!!!

       
      5.0

      Very satisfied with this product.

      By Lisa "E"

      from Branford, CT

      About Me Classic boat owner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Color retention
      • Easy clean-up
      • Excellent gloss
      • Repels water

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Wood surfaces

        Comments about Clear High-Gloss Varnish:

        Very easy to use. No mixing. Went on very well with little to no dripping

         
        5.0

        The Best of the Best, It does not get any better

        By none

        from Boston area

        About Me Classic boat owner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Excellent gloss

        Cons

        • Be sure to put the lid back on tight!

        Best Uses

        • Wood surfaces

        Comments about Clear High-Gloss Varnish:

        Love Epifanes!

         
        5.0

        My Union 36 expects the best!

        By End Tie Tony

        from Thousand Oaks, CA

        About Me Classic boat owner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Color retention
        • Durable
        • Easy clean-up
        • Excellent gloss
        • Repels water

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Wood surfaces

          Comments about Clear High-Gloss Varnish:

          Over the last 20+ years I've tried every product out there and nothing beats Epifanes!

           
          5.0

          Works great

          By Capt Marty

          from Bradenton, FL

          About Me Classic boat owner

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Wood surfaces

            Comments about Clear High-Gloss Varnish:

            Produces a great finish.

             
            5.0

            The best varnish in the world

            By Captain Michael

            from Dallas, TX

            About Me Classic boat owner, Perfectionist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Color retention
            • Durable
            • Easy clean-up
            • Excellent gloss
            • Repels water

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Wood surfaces

              Comments about Clear High-Gloss Varnish:

              After 29 boats this is still the best you can get!

               
              5.0

              All I use

              By John

              from Mandeville LA

              About Me Cruiser

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Excellent gloss
              • Repels water

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Wood surfaces

                Comments about Clear High-Gloss Varnish:

                All I use on my wooden mast and booms

                 
                5.0

                This IS my varnish of choice!

                By Ken

                from Mandeville, LA

                About Me Cruiser, Perfectionist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Antifouling properties
                • Color retention
                • Durable
                • Easy clean-up
                • Excellent gloss
                • Repels water

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Abrasive conditions
                  • Wood surfaces

                  Comments about Clear High-Gloss Varnish:

                  I use it on all the outside teak (Handrails, bow and stern stern seats, helmsman seat) on my boat. It is easy to apply, and if applied according to directions, it is beautiful and remains so in a very difficult environment (south Louisiana - LOTS of heat and humidity). I've had MANY positive comments of my wood from fellow sailors at the marina.

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