How to apply a finishing product to your wooden doors?
To apply a finish to your doors, it is important to follow certain steps in order to assure optimal results:
Sand your doors:
Before you apply a new finish to your wooden doors, it is important to make sure that the surface is made bare. If that is not the case, you will need to begin by stripping. Prepare the surface in order to eliminate all irregularities. You can sand with a fine abrasive paper (120 – 150) to obtain a smooth surface. Make sure you always work in the direction of the wood grain.
Stain your doors:
Make sure the surface is clean.
Once the doors have been correctly prepared, meaning stripped and sanded, you may now proceed with staining. Before you start, you must be certain that all surfaces are clean, dry and free of dirt.
Prepare the mixture
The 35 colors of water based SamaN stains can be mixed in any desired proportions to create an array of endless colors. These recipes are easy to use. All you need to do, is to mix both colors as indicated on the color chart by using the syringe supplied in the SamaN staining kit (60-003).
Test the color
The color show may vary depending on the preparation (sanding) and wood type. Before you start, we suggest you make a test on a hidden part of the surface to be stained.
You can now apply the stain to the surface of your wooden doors. You can use the SamaN water based stains that were developed to give you the desired color with only one coat. Using the sponge include in the SamaN staining kit (60-002) is the most economical way. It is vital to vigorously shake the stain in order to obtain a uniform dispersal of the color pigments. Pour a small quantity of stain onto the included sponge found in the SamaN staining kit and wipe off the excess with a soft and clean rag, apply on wood. Let dry for 1 hour.
Varnish your wooden doors
After your wooden doors have been stained to the desired color, you must apply a varnish in order to protect them. It is recommended to apply 2 coats of SamaN varnish to really seal and protect the wood. SamaN varnishes are available in 4 finishes, mat, satin, semi-gloss and gloss.
Specifically formulated to resist an envy traffic; the superior performance of the Nano aluminum oxide technology combined to super a revolutionary finish, protecting the wood against wear, slight scratches and damages done by UV rays. It is ideal for wooden floors, furniture, cupboards and moldings.
SamaN brings wood finishing to new heights.
SamaN’s unique and superior hybrid oil finish varnish gives a rich golden color to your surfaces and dries 6 times faster than any other oil varnish. The low odor formula is also self-leveling to ease the application.
SamaN’s unique and superior water based varnish offers a protection twice as protective than conventional water based varnish. It’s self-leveling and non-yellowing formula dries rapidly while offering a clear finish.