The pure acrylic coating was included as a reference, as well as the oil-based penetrating finish Organiclear.
The performance of the penetrating finish Organiclear remained rather steady during the cycling.
For the table, a penetrating finish
like Watco is great.
The stain is ideal for new or weathered exterior wood that is porous enough to accept a penetrating finish
The oil-based semitransparent stain (FPL-046) was not evaluated for finish cracking because it is a penetrating finish with no film buildup and therefore not susceptible to cracking.
The service life of this type of penetrating finish is determined by its erosion rate.
Once the surface is clean and dry, apply a penetrating finish
to protect the wood from sun and moisture, which can cause rot, mildew and decay.
If you aren't, you won't need to raise grain unless the piece has a penetrating finish
and will be placed in a moist environment.
A penetrating finish
stabilizes exterior wood and helps even out stubborn areas, such as water spots.