Good waterproof stain

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Hi guys,

First post here after reading lots of info in the forum, so I'm setting up my first reef tank after about 15 years since I last kept them and I have the tank and starting to collect bits n bobs together.

Iv made a DIY stand (see pic) this is purely the skeleton which is going to be covered sometime next week but we are going to staining the wood before I go any further and just wanted to know if someone knows a solid good water proof stain to go with (the brand and make I mean) as I don't want to set it all up just for water to get into the wood and eventually collapse

Massive thank you in advance

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Reply #1

any polyurethane paint should do the trick to seal it :) Give it a couple of coats and let it fully dry.

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Great stuff thank you! I'm guessing the paint is completely clear??

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Reply #3

Rust-oleum Clear Satin Sealer from B+Q (other retailers available) should do the job 

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Polyurethane clear coat, check the back of any laquer/clear sealer, it should be labeled on the back.

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Reply #5

you can use any wood stain you want to seal the wood but ,give two coats and then two coats of Yacht Varnish or polyuethane . with light sand between coats

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Thanks for the answers guys :) much appreciated

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