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The Natural Varnish Has Arrived!

The Natural Varnish Has Arrived!

Posted by Leah Fanning on Jan 8th 2020

After several years of development by a Master Varnish Formulator, a truly non-toxic and natural varnish is finally available here!

Our 100% natural, non-toxic Natural Varnish is made with a proprietary blend of plant-based, archival, and biodegradable ingredients using time-tested recipes from the Renaissance. This varnish enhances depth of color and richness with a fast-drying, water-clear, glossy finish. It provides superior and durable final protection against dirt and grease. 

Hand-crafted in small batches, this varnish is non-yellowing and free from VOCs, heavy metal driers, additives, petroleum based ingredients, harsh fumes, and toxic additives. It’s truly non-toxic, and won’t bloom or crack like some other conventional varnishes. It’s perfect for “re-touching” or giving a unified sheen to any project!  This varnish seals many surfaces including paintings, wood, stone, crafts and more.

FAQs 

What is your Natural Varnish made from?

Our varnish is made from food-grade ingredients, including 190 proof grain alcohol, natural resins, oils, and other all-natural ingredients, which makes it a 100% natural and non-toxic spirit varnish.

What can I use the Natural Varnish for?

Our varnish is well-suited for musical instruments, fine furniture, paintings and sculpture, as well as a variety of craft projects. It has a high alcohol content so it penetrates deeply on the first coat and provides a beautiful film finish.

How can I use the Natural Varnish over a wood finish?

Our varnish can be sprayed, applied by brush or rag, or applied using the French polish method with a pad. For paintings, the best method is a soft brush application.

How can I make the Natural Varnish matte instead of glossy?

Our varnish has a natural gloss luster that can be brought to a matte finish with fine abrasives such as 4000 grit steel wool, 800 grit sandpaper or Pumice stones. 

How can I spray large wood areas with the Natural Varnish?

Our varnish can be cut with alcohol to make it easier to spray on large areas.

Can I remove the the Natural Varnish?

Yes, you can carefully remove the varnish with a soft rag dipped in alcohol.

How do I clean my brush after using the Natural Varnish?

You can use rubbing alcohol to clean the varnish off of your tools and brushes. 

How long does the Natural Varnish take to dry?

Because it is alcohol-based, the varnish can dry in as little as 5 minutes.