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Forum topic by mtappe posted 834 days ago 4614 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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mtappe

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834 days ago

im looking to seal my cedar grill cart and need to know what everyone suggests to use to seal said wood?
Do i use a teak oil or a danish oil? I know a polyurathaine will yellow in the uv rays so what should i use?

Thaks Marty


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mesquite22

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#1 posted 833 days ago

hemp shield, hemp oil works great on cedar

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 833 days ago

Cedar has tannic acid that protects it from weather and insects ect. If it’s being used outside oils are short lived and have to be renewed frequently. If you want to add a heavy duty finish check out Spar varnish.

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mesquite22

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#3 posted 833 days ago

In my experience hemp oil will last better than spar varnish, i have used both

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#4 posted 833 days ago

mesquite22
I can’t debate it because I have never used hemp oil ,I’ll certainly take your word about that.

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Viking

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#5 posted 833 days ago

Try Cetol finish.

Good luck.

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#6 posted 833 days ago

I use General finish outdoor oil.Haven’t had any problems yet.

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#7 posted 833 days ago

polyurathaine will yellow in the uv rays

No matter what you use it will grey unless the product has UV inhibitors and they make UV polyurethane.

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JCantin

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#8 posted 833 days ago

Sikkens Cetol Log and Siding.

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