Tung Oil Vs Linseed Oil Which Should You Use
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Tung Oil vs.Linseed Oil: Which Should You Use? Woodworkers have been using oils for finishes for many centuries.And in most places, this is only because they are all they had and also because they would get finer finishes when they used them.
For the modern woodworkers, oils are still an essential part of finishing projects.Tung and linseed oils are the two most common types and if you do not have enough experience with both, you cannot always know what to use.
Each of the two oils is made up of different compounds and will be suitable for different finishes.Hence, they are ideal for different projects.While having both tung oil and linseed oil in the workshop is a great idea, it is vital to know what each is all about plus its pros and cons so as to know what to use on your projects.
Table of Contents 1.Tung Oil2.Linseed OilConclusion1.Tung Oil Tung oil is a drying oil which means that it will dry by exposure to oxygen and not by evaporation.It is non-toxic and penetrating oil that is very useful for refinishing furniture.
Although tung oil will dry and p*n*tr*t* into the wood slowly, you can quicken the drying...