Walnut oil over mineral oil?

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Forum topic by Sawdust2012 posted 12-02-2014 10:18 PM 938 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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12-02-2014 10:18 PM

Will mineral oil on a bowl mess me up if I try to use Mahoney’s walnut oil? I am looking for a little more sheen and color. The mineral oil was applied yesterday.

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#1 posted 12-02-2014 10:57 PM

JMHO you will end up with a gummy mess!

Problem with mixing mineral oil (non drying oil) and walnut oil (drying oil) will not give you any more sheen.

If can find a pure carnauba wax stick melt a little apply and buff it out might add little more sheen.

Mahoney sell an oil/wax combo not sure if he sells just wax. Some people like mixing bees wax and carnauba wax making easy to apply and because adds a little sheen over walnut oil.

You could use hot towels to remove the mineral oil. I would wait till bowl looks like needs another application of oil before trying anything else.

-- Bill

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