Tung Oil Vs Polyurethane What Should I Use
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A protective layering is vital to protect your project surface against water and environmental damage.Two of the most popular finishing varnishes in the market are Tung oil and polyurethane.A varnish basically protects the wood from destruction.
Quick Summary: Top Rated Finishes: Product Name Quality Price Rating Hope's Pure Tung Oil A $ Minwax Gloss Polyurethane A+ $$ Formby's Low Gloss Tung Oil A- $ Let's talk about the real difference between the two.
Differences In Tung Oil and Polyurethane Tung oil soaks into the surface of the wood and can take up to 48 hours to dry.It takes approximately 7 coats of Tung oil to make your surface truly waterproof.
Moreover surfaces on which Tung oil is applied require touch-ups yearly to maintain their sleek finish.Polyurethane on the contrary sits on the surface of the wood.A coat dries within 12 hours of application and only 2 coating of polyurethane are required to make wood water tight.
Tung oil can be applied on the wood surface using a normal piece of cloth whereas polyurethane has to be applied using a sponge or paint brush.Tung oil makes the wood look granular and grainy by enhancing the natural grain of wood.
It does not coat the wood in a way that polyurethane does.Polyurethane is considered the best...