We applied Danish Oil liberally until the block stopped absorbing the oil. Do not apply in direct sunlight. The idea of this method is to keep the wood surface’wet’ with Danish Oil for at least an hour until it has fully absorbed enough oil to provide a natural protective coating from deep within the wood. Pine Surfaces that have been wax polished however, must be cleaned first with steel wool, white spirit and clean rag. I used the natural/clear finish since I did not stain the wood and wanted to bring out the natural colour of the oak. If you’d like advice from the experts, feel free to call us. I’d love to redo it but, remember our message about the two cane back chairs I bought off Craigslist?!?! There was zero precision, I just moved my hand and hammered quickly and randomly to get this look: And I banged the tabletop with this big bolt as well as some random hammer spots around the top. uh oh. It tones the wood and darkens the distressed areas. Ronseal CRDODO500 500 ml Colron Refined Danish Jac Oil - Dark Oak. Typically, boiled linseed oil or tung oil is used. Thanks!! Danish oil is a lighter application of stain. UPDATE: I sold this table for $450! The recommendation is to Wood Clean the floors first, let that dry overnight and then apply Diamond Active White over the original Diamond Oil White. With a truly natural look, Danish Oil won’t make your worktop shiny like varnish; it’ll simply enhance its natural good looks. White oil is also a treatment you do – like I did in this post. Generously apply the oil to the wood in broad strokes, reapplying oil to the cloth as needed. Typically, boiled linseed oil or tung oil is used. To show this method, we again took an untreated oak chopping block. Thanks Vanessa! If the stripping agent and sanding doesn’t remove all of the blue from the deep wood grain, the danish oil would soak into the grain and temper it a bit – especially the Watco Dark Walnut brand. The difference should be evident. That penetration gives a depth to the wood's grain that's hard to achieve with a film finish. 2). I'm planning on using the Danish Oil as the stain layer, and then finishing with multiple coats of Water-bourne polyurethane. Our Danish Oil is based on Tung Oil, and is a penetrating oil which will ‘feed’ and protect wood. i may have to get something to try this out on myself. I applied two Coates of walnut Danish oil and gave it about 6 days to dry. It creates the rich, warm glow of a traditional hand-rubbed finish. Thanks for taking the time to comment. It tones the wood and darkens the distressed areas. Watco Danish oil from a local hardware store works fine, it’s a thinner oil so we usually put on at least one more coat to help build the finish on the wood. Ronseal CRDODO500 500 ml Colron Refined Danish Jac Oil - Dark Oak. Note: This method allows Danish Oil to penetrate deep into the timber, naturally waterproofing and nourishing when using our Tung Oil based product. A unique formulation developed by Rustins that is suitable for all types of wood. I wanted a mostly natural wood old world, European style table. It may also be applied with a good quality brush. I didn’t want a solid color finish. We recommend two different methods of applying our Danish Oil. BEFORE: orangey oak table as seen on Facebook Marketplace, Fixing the orange tone on this table would mean removing the stain. On previously stained or dyed surfaces it is advisable to test a small area first to make sure that the Danish Oil will produce the desired result. Thrifted Home Decor Ideas. If I was intending to put a water based finish over danish oil I'd check very carefully beforehand that they are compatible, Once I was done cleaning every nook-and-cranny, this is how it looked. WATCO® Danish Oil penetrates deep into wood pores to protect from within and to enhance the natural look and feel of the wood. Fine woodworking tools since 1978 – woodworking hand tools and power tools, project supplies, woodworking classes and free woodworking tips. Required fields are marked *, /*