Homemade Outdoor Furniture Oil
Diy wood cleaner for wooden floors.
Homemade outdoor furniture oil. Adds moisture and helps protect the wood. Therefore i avoid it. Olive oil like this one. The idea is to thin down one of the finishing oils in order to get better penetration in dense wood.
Similarly to linseed oil it is difficult to find furniture that is made with raw or 100 pure tung oil. Brush or spray application. The oil has been cultivated and used in china as a wood finish for at least 2 500 years. To clean wood furniture with vinegar and olive oil combine the ingredients in a spray bottle and shake to mix spray your wooden furniture and wipe down with a microfiber cloth to ensure that you pick up as much dust and dirt as you can.
Oiling is especially good for outdoor wood furniture since all the nooks crannies and spaces between slats legs and arms are almost impossible to strip properly when paint or varnish peels. You can make this fresh for each use. To use it use a clean cloth to rub a small amount of the polish into your furniture then wipe dry with another cloth. Many recipes include mineral oil which is a petroleum based product.
In this video i show you how i treated a few of my outdoor wood furniture pieces to prolong their life and beauty. White vinegar and lemon juice. If you do not want to use white vinegar as a homemade wood cleaner you can use the following recipe to wipe up liquid spills and tracked in dust on your wooden floor. 2 parts vegetable oil.
Repeated rain and outdoor wood furniture don t mix well that s for sure. If you are worried about the olive oil going rancid then just make this homemade furniture polish in small batches which is how i do it and how it is included below. Petroleum distillate is also called paint thinner and lots of teak oil products contain it. Any vegetable oil will do so you can pick something cheap.
Much teak oil is a mix of linseed oil tung oil mineral oil and solvents like petroleum distillate. Combine equal parts of both in a bowl or spray bottle. As the name indicates this recipe has only two ingredients. Leave the wood alone and it simply resumes weathering as the oil wears out.
1 part lemon juice. Make your own homemade furniture polish for finished wood. Because the ingredients are similar to polish ingredients this also acts as a beautiful in between polishes touch up. This recipe is safe for any finished wood product included laminate.
Tung oil is derived from pressing the seeds of the tung tree which is native to eastern asia. No peeling no worse than before mess.