Clear Finishes & Stains

X-5646B Clear Penetrating Oil Stain (Interior/Exterior)

COLOR(S): Clear.

PRODUCT TYPE: Modified Oil Alkyd Wiping Stain.

DESCRIPTION: A high quality oil stain formulated for use inside on fine woodworking projects or as an exterior stain which may be used on cedar fencing, decking, and siding. This unique formula has been balanced to provide protection from the outdoors by helping the wood retain its natural look. Farwest X-5646B penetrates deep into the wood grain, thus providing excellent grain definition while acting as a sealer for subsequent finish coats. This product will help cedar maintain its natural wood color.

Intended Use: For inside fine woodworking projects or as an exterior stain on cedar fencing, decking, or siding.


VISCOSITY: 15", Zahn #2

DRY TO TOUCH: 1-2 hours


TACK FREE: 8 hours


TIME TO RECOAT: After 8 hrs. or overnight

WEIGHT PER GALLON: 7.02 lbs. per gal.

DRY HARD: 8 hours

V.O.C.: 627 grams per liter



PACKAGING: 1 or 5 gallon containers

BATCH: Stock

PRACTICAL COVERAGE: 350-500 square feet per gallon.

SURFACE PREPARATION: Interior surfaces to be stained should be smooth sanded and free of residual oils and other surface contaminants.

APPLICATION: For interior staining: Apply liberally with a soft cloth or brush. If using a rag, apply in a circular motion working the stain into the pores of the substrate. After the stain has penetrated, wipe off evenly with a soft, dry cloth. Re-coat with sealer and finish after the stain has dried a minimum of eight hours. Exterior surfaces: May be coated by roller, brush or spray. Wood moisture content should not exceed 20%. Cedar fencing should be coated thoroughly on all sides for best results.

THINNING: Thin if necessary with Farwest #602 Mineral Spirits.

CLEAN-UP: Tools and equipment may be cleaned with Farwest #602 Mineral Spirits or Farwest #605 Synthetic Thinner.


LIMITED WARRANTY. To the best of our knowledge, the technical data presented above is true and accurate at the date of issuance and subject to change without prior notice. Farwest Paint Manufacturing Co. guarantees its products to conform to its standards of quality control. Liability is limited to replacement of product. No other warranty or guarantee of any kind is made by Farwest Paint Manufacturing, implied or otherwise.