Exterior Stain & Varnish

Whether it's transforming weathered timber to its full potential or creating rich, stylish varnish colours for a new timber project, Feast Watson Exterior Stain & Varnish is the glow-up your timber deserves.
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Number of coats

Where to use

Exterior timber doors, windows & trim



Coverage rate

10m² per litre

Number of coats

3 coats

Recoat time

12 Hours

Dry time

24 hours

Clean up

Mineral Turpentine. Soak application cloths in water prior to disposal.


500ml, 1L

You may also need

Timber and Deck Oil Water Repellent
Feast Watson Water Repellent Timber & Deck Oil
Feast Watson Woodclean
Feast Watson Woodclean™

How to prepare your timber for Feast Watson Exterior Stain and Varnish:

The best results are because of great preparation! Just follow these simple steps: Bare Timber How to prepare bare timber:

  1. Bare timber will need to weather for two weeks in order for leaching of the tannins and oils to occur.

  2. All other timbers need to weather for approximately 4-6 weeks.

  3. We recommend that tannin-rich timbers are regularly hosed with water to assist leaching during this time.

  4. To coat new timber immediately, use Intergrain® UltraPrep Tannin and Oil Remover, following label instructions.

  5. After weathering or using UltraPrep Tannin and Oil Remover, prepare timber for coating by washing with Feast Watson Woodclean™, as per the label instructions.

  6. Sand to a smooth surface and remove all sanding dust before coating.

Weathered Timber How to prepare Weathered Timber:

  1. Prepare weathered or grey timber by cleaning thoroughly with Feast Watson Woodclean as per the instructions.

  2. Remove stains and deteriorated surfaces by sanding. Remember to remove all sanding dust before coating!

Previously Coated Timber How to prepare Previously Coated Timber:

  1. Previously coated surfaces need to be stripped or sanded back to bare timber before application.

  2. Test if the surface is ready by sprinkling water onto the timber: - If the water absorbs into the timber, you're good to go. - If the water beads, further weathering, sanding or stripping is required.

  3. Prepare timber for coating with Feast Watson Woodclean, as per the instructions.

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