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Introducing GF's Brushable White Enamel

Introducing GF's Brushable White Enamel

roy 06/03/2019 0
PR: Euro Finishes launch General Finishes new Brushable White Enamel, a solution, to applying white paint onto furniture and cabinets General Finishes are introducing a brushable bright white paint that uses a new polymer system and formula that allows a finish similar to their popular spray applied...
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How long does GF Paint last?

How long does GF Paint last?

roy 27/02/2019 0
Q: How long does GF Paint last when the can is in good condition, unopened and stored in correct temperatures? A: Water-based products will last 3-5 years when stored in ideal conditions. Avoid temperatures below 10°C or above 26°C. Keep from freezing. Note, a can of paint that is 3 years old will n...
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Supply of General Finishes to Ireland

Supply of General Finishes to Ireland

roy 06/08/2018 0
For the past 12 years, General Finishes and EuroFinishes have been providing customers in the U.K with the highest quality stains, paints and finishes because the market demands it. It is our mission to continue to provide the best selling products for the Woodworking and Upcycling markets as they c...
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Do you sell Arm-R-Seal in the UK and Europe?

Do you sell Arm-R-Seal in the UK and Europe?

roy 12/02/2018 0
Arm-R-Seal is a solvent based product and is not sold in the UK and Europe (and parts of USA) due to its high VOC (Volatile Organic Compound), which is above our regulations.However the Enduro VAR Water Base top coat is a good option for you to consider and while not identical, VAR has many of the c...
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Clear Coating over Whites - Important Information

Clear Coating over Whites - Important Information

roy 29/11/2017 0
General Finishes does not recommend using a clear top coat over Snow White Milk Paint or Chalk White Chalk Style Paint.Pure white colours may yellow under water or oil top coats, this degree of colour change is usually deemed unacceptable. If you are spraying we recommend using Enduro White Poly or ...
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Do you sell Java Gel Stain in Europe?

Do you sell Java Gel Stain in Europe?

roy 11/10/2017 0
We do not import Gel Stain, which is a solvent based product to the UK or Europe due to its Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) level. We now only import and distribute water based products which offer excellent performance and benefits in ease of use. The General Finishes new formula Water Based Wood ...
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How to Spray Water Based Finishes

How to Spray Water Based Finishes

roy 30/06/2017 0
General Finishes water based products can be sprayed through compressed air, HVLP, airless or C.A.S. units. Surface Preparation: All surfaces should be clean and free from dirt and oil and sanded as per instructions above. We recommend Graco HVLP Spray Systems for the furniture or wood finishing ind...
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GF Stain Blocker Launched

GF Stain Blocker Launched

roy 30/06/2017 0
Stain Blocker is GF's NEW water based white primer. GFSB can be used to protect pigmented finishes from stain, dye and wood tannin bleed-through. Use over an existing finish, raw wood, or MDF as a base coat for GF Milk Paints, Chalk Style Paints, & Pigmented Polys.GF Stain Blocker is designed for ef...
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Stockists

Stockists

roy 29/06/2017 0
ScotlandAcanthus Interiors the 'Fabulous Interiors shop' at 201-203 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4DH. Tel: 0131 466 5267.Brodies Timber is an independent timber & tool yard and joinery manufacturers. The Old Sawmill, Inver, Dunkeld, Nr Perth, Perthshire, PH8 0JR, Tel: 01350 727 723.Shabby Chic...
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Water-based Finishing Techniques

Water-based Finishing Techniques

roy 29/06/2017 0
In the words of Monty Python.. ”forget everything you know”. The set of rules for oil base finishes are not the same when using water base finishes. Modern water-based finishes give excellent results, but when applying they are less forgiving than solvent finishes, so you have to be more precise in ...
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Safety

Safety

admin 29/06/2017 0
We supply Safety Data Sheet PDF documents to give you full safety details. They can be downloaded from the factory website at https://generalfinishes.com/safety (note, items on link includes items not available in the UK and Europe and the VOC levels quoted are for the USA which excludes water conte...
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