How to Seal Wood


How to Seal Wood. Sealing wood protects it from the elements, slows sun and water damage, and keeps the wood from deteriorating.

Things You'll Need

  • Brushes
  • Spray-on Wood Sealants
  • Paint Stirrers
  • Rags
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Old Newspapers
  • Sealant
  • Slotted Screwdrivers
  • Wood
  • Begin with wood that has been sanded and stained.

  • Dip a brush in sealant.

  • Wipe off excess sealant against the rim of the container.

  • Start at the center and brush outward, then back with the opposite side of the brush.

  • Be sure to cover every inch, including hard-to-reach corners.

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