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Bona Classic Primer

Give your wood floors a classic, light wood look

Bona Classic Primer is designed to be used in conjunction with Bona waterborne coatings. There are six formulations that will help you achieve either a totally natural look to your floor or colouration from Scandinavian white to a rich amber. Primer for a light wood colouration. Produces a well-bodied surface thanks to its high solids content. Has low viscosity and forgiving application properties.

Frequently bought together

  1. Bona Classic Primer
  2. +
  3. Bona Applicator Sleeve 46cm
  4. +
  5. Bona Extension Bar
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  7. Bona Lacquer Roller 25cm
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Bona Classic Primer provides a light wood look in a classic formula that produces a well-bodied surface. A soft, flexible film reduces the potential effects of side-bonding. Bona Classic Primer has forgiving application properties with a non-yellowing surface and is suitable on practically all types of wood. Combine with natural Bona Mega or Bona Traffic HD to achieve the look and feel of pure wood with the superior protection of a quality lacquer.Bona Classic Primer is blended with the purest raw materials and is manufactured in Sweden, assuring you an unrivalled, superior quality, premium product.

What applications/uses is Bona Classic Primer most suitable for?

Ideal for interior floor surfaces such as solid wood like Oak, Mahogany, Teak, Acacia, Ash and Walnut, as well as engineered wood such as Oak, Ash and Walnut.


  • Light colouration• For a light wood colouration
  • High elasticity
  • Suitable on practically all types of wood
  • High solids content
  • Quick drying
  • Solvent content less than 3%
  • Compatible with all Bona’s waterborne lacquers
  • GreenGuard approved for low indoor emissions

Technical Information

Brand Bona
Coverage Approx 8–10m2 per litre
Application Roller (microfibre/fleece)
Drying Time Touch dry and ready to recoat in 2.5–3.5 hours @ 20°C. Light use in 24 hours
Coats Untreated wood — 1 coat of Bona Classic Primer, 1 coat of Bona Lacquer, 1 coat of Bona Topcoat
Cleanup Clean directly after using water
Storage 1 Year if can kept dry and firmly shut and away from direct sunlight
VOC 30g/l
Ingredients Waterborne Polyurethane


Safety Data Sheet (139kb PDF)


Ensure floor is acclimatised to its end-use environment. The surface which is to be treated must be sanded back to bare wood, dry and free from sanding dust, oil, wax and other contamination. It is recommended to finalise the sanding with a Multi Disc.

Allow product to reach room temperature. Optimal application conditions are between 18–25°C and 30–60% relative air humidity. High temperatures and low humidity shorten drying time; low temperatures and high humidity lengthen drying time. Minimum temperature for use is 13°C.


Using a Bona Roller, apply the primer evenly avoiding accumulation of product. Care should be taken to achieve a uniform level of timber saturation to avoid colour variation. Always maintain a ‘wet edge’ to avoid overlaps.

Allow to dry and apply 2–3 layers of a waterborne lacquer from Bona depending on wear resistance requirements.

Best Practice:

  • Start the application by stroking the roller along the room’s edge, going wall to wall, along the grain of the wood. Use a brush to reach all the way out to the edge
  • Smooth the brush application with the roller
  • Stroke once again with the roller, wall to wall, but leave a small space between the previous roller strokes
  • Close and smooth out the gap on your return
  • Repeat in the same manner until the entire floor has been treated


Bona Classic Primer should never be used as the final treatment for timber floors.

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