Watco danish oil life

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Forum topic by patcollins posted 11-07-2013 11:33 PM 872 views 1 time favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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11-07-2013 11:33 PM

Does watco danish oil need reapplied periodically like a simple oil finish would or is it good for life?

Just bought a can, really like the way it feels but want to know if I need to coat it with poly later to keep it from drying out.

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#1 posted 11-08-2013 02:42 AM

Watco Danish oil is not an oil like BLO or Tung oil, it’s a blend of oil, resin and solvent that hardens in the wood. Once it’s cured there is no need to ever reapply unless you damage the surface. You can leave it as is or after a few days (at least 72 hours) to let it cure you can top coat with poly or lacquer.

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