Danish oil on pine ceiling

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Forum topic by abusybeemommy posted 08-21-2012 12:17 AM 1526 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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I have put one coat of natural Danish oil on our pine kitchen ceiling (I know, I should have done this before it was up! Long story!) Anyhow, my sister helped me sand the ceiling and she’s not as precise as I am and you can see sand marks and some unsanded parts in a few places. Well, I was curious whether another coat of natural Danish oil would darken it a bit—I want to keep it light-or do you have other suggestions for hiding the marks. I don’t want to resand really. Hate overhead work! :)

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#1 posted 08-21-2012 05:01 AM

Danish oil is tinted wiping varnish so a 2nd coat will darken it slightly but probably not enough to notice. Test on a scrap piece first to make sure you’re happy with the result.


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#2 posted 08-21-2012 09:38 AM

Anyhow, my sister helped me sand the ceiling and she’s not as precise as I am

That’s a lesson I learned a long time ago. If you want the job done right or at least the way YOU want it…........

-- mike...............

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