Easiest and Smoothest Way to Apply Varnish

Want to know how to avoid drips and messes when you apply polyurethane varnish to large surfaces or multiple pieces of trim? Bruce grabs his “High-Tech Glue Bottle Poly Applicator” (an ordinary squeeze bottle) and squirts narrow beads of finish onto the boards.

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Accurate Varnish Squirter

Want to know how to avoid drips and messes when you apply polyurethane varnish to large surfaces or multiple pieces of trim? Bruce grabs his “High-Tech Glue Bottle Poly Applicator” (an ordinary squeeze bottle) and squirts narrow beads of finish onto the boards, then rolls them out. The poly flows neatly onto the wood and rarely drips onto the floor. “After practicing a few beads, you can squirt out just the right amount for each board.”

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