Raw Linseed Oil

  • Raw Linseed Oil

Raw Linseed Oil




Product description:

Nourish & Protect

A traditional completely natural oil from the extract of flax seed which penetrates unsealed wood leaving a natural, water resistant finish with a slightly enhanced colour that darkens slightly with age.  For use on oak beams, bean canes, cricket bats, and many woodcraft applications and can be used as a lubricant in French Polishing (not suitable for furniture or flooring).

Application

Apply minimum 3 coats leaving  24 hours between each coat and a 7-14 allow 7 days (or until dry) after the final coat before using treated item

For best results on new woods, dilute the first two coats with 30% Barrettine Turps/White Spirit

Can also be used to soften putty and as a lubricant for French Polishing

Mainly used for internal purposes but if used outside, we recommend a prior application of wood preservative treatment that must be allowed to dry before applying Raw Linseed Oil.  Regular retreatment will be required.

  • Application: Brush or lint free cloth
  • Coverage: 1 litre to 8-10 sq metres

Not recommended for furniture and flooring.

Size:

6 x 250 ml, 12 x 500 ml, 4 x 2.5 L, 4 x 5 L, 1 x 25 L





Preparation and method of application are essential for great results:

  • Shake oil well before use.  Keep container upright at all times
  • Ensure wood to be treated is dry, free from dirt and repellant coatings such as wax, paint and varnish (remove and sand down as required).
  • Wipe oily woods with White Spirit before application
  • Apply by brush or lint free cloth – after 10-15 minutes, remove excess oil with a lint free cloth
  • Clean equipment with Barrettine White Spirit
  • Precaution: cloths used for oiling may spontaneously combust.  Immediately after use, soak them in soapy water then lay them flat outside on a non-combustible surface to dry


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