I built a few wooden thing with cheap pine and plywood. They are working very fine.
I like to make them look glossy. I expect there are thick varnish products that can do the job. So my cheap woods look shiny with proper stain and varnish.
However, I tried the following products and there is none or very little result.
This one, it is quite watery and didn't do anything:
This one is more expensive, but the result is not that glossy:
Am I looking at right products?
Is there any thick oil based varnish that can make my cheap wood shiny and glossy?