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Oil Finishes Before we proceed, two words of caution are in order: spontaneous combustion.A pile of oily rags tossed into a wastebasket will generate heat as the oil dries - enough heat to burst into flame.
When using oil products, a little caution is called for.You can put used rags into an approved oil-waste container, a bucket of water, or hang the rags out to dry.Then you can safely discard them.While on the subject of safety, remember to wear protective gloves and a respirator when applying finishes.
There are a lot of things to consider when selecting a wood finish.How resistant is it to abrasion, water, water vapour, heat, alcohol, and other liquids? Is it easy to apply? Is it easy to repair? How does it affect the texture (the feel) of the wood? Will it change the colour of the wood? What level of sheen (i.
e.gloss, semi-gloss, satin) does it give? Is it toxic? Just to reassure you, there is no 'perfect' finish.All finishes have their own merits and limitations.So now, lets have a look at what oil finishes have to offer.
Kinds of Oil FinishesOil finishes are referred to as penetrating finishes: the oil...