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Posted on Linseed oil--preserving lighter/darker shades in wood

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Clint Searl

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#1 posted 12-25-2012 10:31 PM

Your first mistake was using BLO (which is only good for starting fires); your second mistake is thinking of using more BLO. It’ll just make things muddy and darker. The effect you seek can be achieved by spraying a matt or low luster lacquer. Rattle can type will work just fine.

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