Awhile back, I came across an interesting recipe for an “all-in-one” oil and wax finish. Always on the lookout for new finishes, I decided to mix up a batch and give it a try.
This simple mixture called for equal parts (by volume) of three of the oldest finishing materials in the book — boiled linseed oil, turpentine and beeswax. You can melt the beeswax in a double boiler and add it to turpentine, but I just shaved pieces off a block and let it dissolve overnight. After adding the linseed oil, you
By subscribing to Woodsmith Tips, you'll get free tips in your email inbox every week!
Think your friends would love these eTips?
Send them a link!