How to choose a finishing oil for beautiful woodwork

How to choose a finishing oil for beautiful woodwork

Those in the professional decorating and woodworking trades will know that the application of oils is one of the oldest forms of wood finishing. The process results in a natural, hardwearing effect with an unmistakable, beautiful sheen and silky smoothness that customers appreciate. But with many options for internal woodwork from which to choose, what should professionals look out for?

According to the woodcare expert, Liberon, the answer is a blended option such as its Finishing Oil, containing hardwearing oils and resins that will produce a lasting and water-resistant finish. The resin content should be such that it enables protection not only against water but heat and alcohol too.

Liberon’s Finishing Oil is to be found increasingly amongst the items of the decorator’s and woodworker’s tool kit, and is one of the company’s ‘Essential Top 6’ products. This is because it really nourishes and enhances the colour of interior wood and turned woodwork, resulting in a truly beautiful effect.

By applying extra coats of the oil, resin build-up is facilitated, which means that a variety of finishes can be achieved, including matt, satin or gloss. With its low viscosity, Liberon’s Finishing Oil ensures deep penetration, making it ideal for all types of bare wood. If working in kitchens and bathrooms this oil is recommended, thanks to its water-resistant formula.

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