- Water-clear, high-gloss, low-viscosity, pourable epoxy resin lets you pour single layers up to 1″ thick for larger applications, and up to 2″ thick for smaller molds.
- Self-leveling epoxy is clear as glass to showcase embedded objects, and hard as stone to protect from scratches and scuffs.
- Long working time gives you more time to play and create—especially when covering larger surfaces.
- Simple 3 parts resin to 1 part hardener mix ratio makes it easy for beginners to get great results.
- Use on interior surfaces out of direct sunlight for durable beauty that lasts a lifetime, without fogging or yellowing.
- Low-VOC, low-odor formula is ideal for workshop, garage & indoor use.
- Durable, cured epoxy surface is BPA-free, making it safer for tables that come into contact with food.
- Take your art to the next level on wood, glass, ceramic, plastic, stone, concrete, and many other surfaces. Have fun, experiment, and pour your heart out!
- Apply to properly prepared wood, metal, stone, ceramic, and concrete surfaces
- Simple 3 to 1 mix ratio
- Easy to tint with epoxy-safe coloring agents for added interest.
- Sizes: Available in a 1.3 Quart Kit (1 Quart ThickSet Epoxy Resin Part A, and 1/3 Quart ThickSet Epoxy Hardener Part B), 1.3 Gallon Kit (1 Gallon ThickSet Epoxy Resin Part A, and 1/3 Gallon ThickSet Epoxy Hardener Part B), and a 4 Gallon Kit (3 Gallons ThickSet Epoxy Resin Part A, and 1 Gallon ThickSet Epoxy Hardener Part B)
- Each order includes: 2 stir sticks, 2 Qt. size paint pails, and 1 plastic spreader
Turn ordinary things into extraordinary conversation pieces
TotalBoat ThickSet Clear Casting Epoxy is great for custom works of art on bar tops, counter tops, table tops, kitchen islands, kitchen counters, bistro tables, paperweights, lamp bases, chess sets, sculptures, jewelry—whatever you like!
Just measure, mix, and pour!
TotalBoat ThickSet makes it easy to get great results—even if you’ve never used epoxy before. Just measure carefully, stir thoroughly, and pour slowly onto your prepared surface or into your prepared mold. The key is step pouring with multiple layers. This means that when the previous layer has cooled but is soft enough to indent with your fingernail, pour the next layer directly on top.
- Application temperature: 65°F-80°F. Warm conditions are critical for success.
- For your safety, work in a well-ventilated area. Wear gloves, eye protection, and clothing protection.
- Mix ratio by volume: 3 parts resin to 1 part hardener
- Seal coat application: Brush. When applying to wood or porous surfaces, be sure to apply a very thin skim coat of epoxy to seal the surface, and allow it to cure before applying more epoxy.
- Flood coat application(s): Pour on and spread with an epoxy spreader. Single-layer flood coats should be no deeper than 1/2″ to 1″ for larger areas, and 2″ for smaller molds.
- Working time @ 77°F: 10-30 minutes, depending on mixing mass, material temperature, ambient temperature, mixing time, mixing speed, application speed, & casting or coating thickness
- Gel time @ 77°F: 5.5 hours
- Cured color: Clear
- Volumetric yield: 1.5 sq ft (at 1" thickness) per gallon of mixed product
- UV-resistant formula is not intended for outdoor applications with prolonged sunlight exposure.
- Do not place items hotter than 125°F on the cured surface.
Not sure how much ThickSet Epoxy you need? Try our simple epoxy calculator to determine how much resin your project will require.
A Gorgeous Epoxy River Top Kitchen Island Made from Reclaimed Lumber
Talented TotalBoat Ambassador Jonny Lambert, of Jonny Builds fame, uses our TotalBoat ThickSet Epoxy to build a unique epoxy river top kitchen island. He used reclaimed lumber live-edge walnut slab cut-offs for the island top, and swirled black and white pearl pigments into our TotalBoat ThickSet Epoxy to create the ‘river’. Watch the wizard at work as he takes wood which would otherwise have ended up in the dumpster and turns it into a functional work of art.
A One-of-a-Kind, Backlit Epoxy Coffee ‘River’ Table Made from Scrap Walnut Slabs
Take a look at this detailed and entertaining epoxy river table build by TotalBoat Ambassador Caleb Harris, of YCMT2 (You Can Make This Too) as he uses our TotalBoat ThickSet Epoxy, mica powder pigments, walnut slabs, and LED strips to create a custom coffee table. Caleb used slabs of walnut he had left over from other projects. For the ‘river’ he stirred blue and gray pigments into our TotalBoat ThickSet Epoxy. For the finish, he used TotalBoat Halcyon water-based varnish to preserve and protect the surface. As Caleb creates this one-of-a-kind coffee table, he shows you how he avoids shimming wonky slabs, how he keeps resin from sticking to the mold, and all the details that went into this cool build. He even provides a link to his four helpful ways to estimate how much epoxy to pour. A must-see for anyone planning a river table build!
Frequently Asked Questions
What applications is TotalBoat Thickset Epoxy most appropriate for?
ThickSet Epoxy is ideal for deep pour casting and molding projects. It also creates a deep, clear finish on bar tops, tabletops, and countertops embedded with your favorite objects and photos. Apply to properly prepared wood, metal, stone, ceramic, and concrete surfaces.
Should I Use TotalBoat ThickSet or TableTop Epoxy?
Both of these epoxies give you beautiful results for crystal-clear coating, casting, embedding, or encapsulating projects. However, TotalBoat TableTop Epoxy is more of a ‘coating’ epoxy, and TotalBoat ThickSet is more of a ‘casting’ epoxy designed for thicker pours.
ThickSet Requires fewer pours to achieve a final thickness of 1/2″ and gives a longer working time, while TableTop epoxy has a faster cure time for coating and is meant for shallow-depth embedding projects.
Can I thin ThickSet?
No, you should not thin epoxy, as this will negatively affect cure and characteristics.
Does ThickSet dry clear?
Yes, it dries clear. However, it can be tinted with epoxy-safe coloring agents, like Mica Powder, if desired.
Is this resin food safe?
Yes. The cured epoxy surface is BPA-free, making it safer for objects coming into contact with food.
What else should I know before using this deep pour epoxy?
Environmental conditions are important to the quality of the cure, and to achieve the best clarity and surface finish. For the epoxy to cure fully, the ambient temperature must be between 65°F and 80°F. When pouring for larger projects, such as slabs or tables, do not exceed a pour depth of ½” to 1″ to prevent yellowing or excessive heat from the cure. Step pouring with multiple layers will achieve the best results. This resin is not designed for continuous UV exposure. If the item will be used outdoors, the cured surface must be coated with a UV-resistant finish (like clear varnish) to prevent yellowing and fogging.
Detailed instructions and information can be found here.
Once mixed, how long is the working time?
The working time for ThickSet epoxy is 10-30 minutes at 77°F, depending on mixing mass, material temperature, ambient temperature, mixing time, mixing speed, application speed, and casting or coating thickness.
How long does it take to cure?
The tack-free time is 4-8 hours for 1/2″ – 1″ pours at 77°F, and it will be fully cured after 5-7 days at 77°F.
Can I place hot items on it once the epoxy is cured? How heat resistant is it?
We recommend you avoid placing items hotter than 125°F on the cured surface. This is common to most room temperature-cured epoxy systems.
What is the coverage of ThickSet epoxy?
Coverage depends on the desired thickness. The volumetric yield is 1.5 sq ft (at 1″ thickness) per gallon of mixed product. If you aren’t sure how much ThickSet Epoxy you need, try our simple epoxy calculator to determine how much resin your project will require!
What is the shelf life of ThickSet, once opened?
If stored in proper conditions, resin & hardener should last to 6 months to 1 year after opening. Store at 60-90°F, in a dry place. Ensure containers are thoroughly sealed directly after use. Store products on a raised surface off the floor during cold weather, and avoid storing near outside walls or doors