Finishing Touch If You Re Looking For A No Fuss Easy To Maintain High Quality Finish Hardwax Oil Just Might Be The Ticket
Finishing touch if you re looking for a no fuss easy to maintain high quality finish hardwax oil just might be the ticket is article about Magazine bookmarked by roy with ID 12912912617 was uploaded on 28-04-2019 and has been viewed 39,788 times.
Hardwax Oil Photos by Carl Duguay Hardwax oil (HWO) finishes have been used for quite some time in Europe and are beginning to be more widely adopted by the floor-finishing industry in North America.They are also becoming increasingly popular among professional woodworkers because of their ease of application and repair, and excellent durability.
Most woodworkers will be familiar with penetrating oil finishes of one type or another and with paste waxes - typically applied after the oil topcoat has cured.Two of the more common oil finishes are oil and varnish blends - typically linseed or tung oil based, and often referred to as 'Danish Oils'; and polymerized linseed or tung oils, such as 'Tried & True' and 'Lee Valley Tung Oil'.
Noted furniture maker Sam Maloof popularized a finish consisting of equal parts of boiled linseed oil, mineral spirits and polyurethane.All these finishes are easy to apply (simply wipe on and wipe off), and they provide reasonably good protection and a natural, hand-rubbed look.
However, they aren't as durable or moisture resistant as film finishes such as lacquer, varnish and polyurethane.HWO finishes are somewhat of a compromise finish.You get the benefits of a conventional penetrating finish but with a...