When choosing a sheen consider all aspects of the project. Think of the aesthetic, but also function. Sheens are available in 3 finishes: satin, semi-gloss and gloss. A gloss finish will transform a tired table to a bright centerpiece in a room. A satin finish is best to enhance a woods natural beauty. Read on to understand each sheen and the appropriate application.

Cabot Stains are available in three levels of sheen

Sheen Description Application

Satin

Satin

A traditional choice for a natural appearance.

Apply in high-use areas such as window sills, floors and table tops.

Semi-gloss

Semi-gloss

The perfect combination of both natural beauty and durable performance.

Floors, tables, furniture, depending on the desired aesthetic.

Gloss

Gloss

The premium choice for a lustrous finish with added depth and brilliance.

Floors, tables, furniture, with glass like reflection.

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