Zinsser Bull's Eye Seal Coat sanding sealer

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Seal Coat


This is the only sanding sealer you will ever need! It gives depth and beauty to wood grain, and won't raise or swell the wood grain. 100% wax-free formula dries in minutes and sands easily. Zinsser Bullseye® SealCoat™ dries to the touch in 10 minutes and is ready to sand/recoat in 40 minutes! Plus it's compatible with all clear finishes. Easily cleans up with ammonia and water.



  • Fast drying pre-stain conditioner
  • Bond coat over stearated finishes
  • Gives depth and beauty to wood grain
  • Will not raise or swell wood grain 
  • Will not turn yellow or darken with age
  • Can be applied in temps as low as 0 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Dust-free in 5 minutes 
  • Dry to touch in 10 minutes
  • Ready to sand/recoat in 20-40 minutes
  • Compatible with all alkyd-modified polyurethane, water-base acrylic polyurethane, and catalyzed finishes.
    • Brand:  Zinsser
    • Manufacturer Part Number: ZI0854 
    • Weight (lbs):  2.1000
    • Coverage: 75-90 sq ft 
    • Dry Time: 20-40 min 
    • Color: Clear 
    • Size: Quart 
    • Use: Interior

Reader Reviews

Really great stuff but...

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I only recently started using this before poly finishes and I am astounded how it helps reduce the amount of poly & number of coats for a smooth finish. I’ve even cut it 50% with alcohol to extend the quantity and to spray it. It dries in minutes. Downsides, it is very hard to find locally on store shelves, which stops me from using it on every single project. It should be my standard on every piece !

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