Homemade Outdoor Furniture Oil
Petroleum distillate is also called paint thinner and lots of teak oil products contain it.
Homemade outdoor furniture oil. Brush or spray application. Combine equal parts of both in a bowl or spray bottle. Make your own homemade furniture polish for finished wood. Now the thing about vegetable oil is that it can go rancid on your furniture.
You can make this fresh for each use. Much teak oil is a mix of linseed oil tung oil mineral oil and solvents like petroleum distillate. Spray directly on any wood furniture and wipe the dust off using a soft dry cloth. 2 parts vegetable oil.
No peeling no worse than before mess. Leave the wood alone and it simply resumes weathering as the oil wears out. Therefore i avoid it. Shake well before each use since oil and water do not mix well.
Similarly to linseed oil it is difficult to find furniture that is made with raw or 100 pure tung oil. Because the ingredients are similar to polish ingredients this also acts as a beautiful in between polishes touch up. Adds moisture and helps protect the wood. To use it use a clean cloth to rub a small amount of the polish into your furniture then wipe dry with another cloth.
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. This recipe is safe for any finished wood product included laminate. In this video i show you how i treated a few of my outdoor wood furniture pieces to prolong their life and beauty. As the name indicates this recipe has only two ingredients.
Diy wood cleaner for wooden floors. 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. Repeated rain and outdoor wood furniture don t mix well that s for sure. Many recipes include mineral oil which is a petroleum based product.
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. The oil has been cultivated and used in china as a wood finish for at least 2 500 years. Any vegetable oil will do so you can pick something cheap.
The idea is to thin down one of the finishing oils in order to get better penetration in dense wood. 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.