How to use Yellow Tree satin finish/clear coat: *This finish is water resistant and your piece can be cleaned using a non-abrasive cleaner after 5-7 days 1. Allow your last coat of chalk style paint to dry before applying the finish. 2. Shake jar of finish and dip brush into jar. You want a good amount of finish to be on brush, but want it to go on as even as possible. An even layer works best and dries best. 3. For an extra layer of protection, add another coat of satin finish after first coat has dried. Most pieces should have two coats if they will get a lot of use. 4. Clean brush with warm and soapy water. ! How to use Yellow Tree wax both dark and clear: 1. Have your piece painted and sanded to your personal taste. Make sure all the sanding dust has been removed from your piece by wiping it down with a lint free cloth. 2. Stir Wax to soften. 3. Take a wax brush and apply wax evenly in the direction of the grain. 4. Work on one section at a time, using an even amount of wax. A little goes a long way. If you feel like you have too much wax in one particular area, take a clean cloth and remove it. 5. Allow the wax to dry where it doesn't feel tacky and then buff to desired sheen. 5. Clean wax brush with warm and soapy water. **Dark wax only: If you feel like the wax is too dark in a particular area, take 0000 grit steel wool and lightly sand area. Then buff again, if needed. Satin finish= 8oz., waxes= 16oz.