treating wood floor with paraffin waxand turpentine oil

linwax linseed oil, beeswax, turpentine wood and metal

22 oct 2010 linwax is my name for an old wood and metal preservative recipe. it's simple to make and it provides good protection i've been making this up as you say on here (i use it as a marble wax) and put it in a jar, the type with a clip and rubber seal. the problem is it goes dry quite quickly, any i made this with boiled linseed oil, a yellowish beeswax, and natural turpentine and my wax turned out green like mashed peas. is that normal? it might be a little too soft as well, 【Get Price】

make your own oil/varnish blend the wood whisperer

8 may 2007 the standard mixture is 1/3 boiled linseed oil or tung oil, 1/3 thinner (mineral spirits, paint thinner, turpentine, naptha), and 1/3 varnish (poly, spar, etc. .. i thought it would be nearing completion until i did more reading. i realized the blo would not fully cure, and would need re finish annually, and would be subject to mold. my initial aim was to give as many coats of blo as possible to fill .. but if the finish is in fairly good shape, why not give it a good wax and buff?【Get Price】

period property uk the definitive guide to wood finishing by toby

for a really fine finish, for example on mahogany doors, you can wet the wood with water to raise the grain3 let it dry and re sand. this will . for large areas like floors and/or intricate items like banister spindles then oil stain is probably the easiest to use (greater open time is the advantage for the former and greater penetration for the latter). .. it is widely accepted (in the trade) that a good wax should contain beeswax, paraffin wax and canuba wax with turpentine as the solvent.【Get Price】

turpentine versus white spirit in beeswax furniture polish — and

26 feb 2015 any good furniture restorer or antiques expert will tell you that beeswax furniture polish from a traditional recipe, (i.e. one with turpentine), is the best thing for polishing bare wood. (by which i . first, it is important to distinguish between gum turpentine and turpentine oil. turpentine oil one of its its most common uses was as 'camphene', an illuminant made from turpentine and alcohol, and extensively used in lamps until the production of paraffin (or kerosene).【Get Price】

cleaning, repairing and reconditioning wood furniture

2 tablespoons gum turpentine. 4 tablespoons boiled linseed oil. this formula works best if it is hot enough to require that you wear rubber gloves. wring out a soft clean cloth in the solution and wash the wood. the turpentine and hot water will the entire surface of the wood. 1. oil and abrasive polish. new motor oil or. paraffin oil or. boiled linseed oil. pumice or rotten stone or whiting (abrasive). 0000 steel wool. place abrasive in a small can or jar. place oil in a small can or jar.【Get Price】

furniture care tips wax, polish, furniture care products

how to clean wood furniture. wooden furniture can be a cherished heirloom or a favourite chair or table. no matter what the furniture each family or person has a piece of wooden furniture that we love and wish to keep intact for a long time. keeping wooden furniture clean and maintaining it can be hard as wood has a tendency of accumulating dust, grease and dirt.【Get Price】

how to make non toxic paste wax wood shop mike

22 may 2014 a pot to boil water in (can be one of her pots as long as you have permission); a metal container in which to blend your melted wax and oil (i used the same container for storage); a heavy duty grater (seriously, don't use the cheese grater you aside from that, i don't want my cutting board to shine like a new lamborghini after treating it with paste wax. i was going to install floors in our home with 8 kids, and i wanted them to be a part as well as be safe.【Get Price】

wood finishes: what works when the wood database

also, linseed oil based finishes aren't the best for woods like padauk, purpleheart, or cocobolo (if you like the color of the wood as is, this isn't the finish to use; light colored woods will yellow, and colorful woods age/darken much faster). toward the other end of the spectrum are medium and short oil varnishes, which contain a higher concentration of resins and cure to a harder finish—good for table tops and floors (such as behlen's rockhard table top varnish). where it works: 【Get Price】

wonderfully simple homemade wood polish recipe crunchy betty

11 jan 2019 i did some rough estimating, and the homemade wood polish in the quantity i made cost right around $0.45 or less for about 1/2 c. of wood polish. think of it as the difference between conditioning your hair and using a hot oil treatment. . so, without waffling any further, if you are thinking about polishing your floors with an oil or wax based product, you need to know whether your surface is acrylic or epoxy/resin, and you want to think about whether putting oil on it 【Get Price】

how to use boiled linseed oil and paste wax for a wood finish

1 sep 2016 did this today already had one coat of linseed oil on the day before. i applied another coat of store bought linseed oil let it soak and this took a while . then i wiped off the oil that didn't soak in. then i waited a few hours and applied a coat of pastes wax and waited ten minutes and went over the wood with a torch flame for a few seconds an watched it soften up an then let it sit for fifteen minutes. then i hand buffed it then repeated the application and torch softening.【Get Price】

value added products from beekeeping. chapter 4.

in the second method of bleaching described by berthold (1993), small quantities of 30 50% reagent grade hydrogen peroxide (this is very caustic) is added to the melted wax and water mixture. the temperature is maintained .. floor polish. 1) for wooden floors, mix equal parts of beeswax and turpentine. the polish can be used as soon as the beeswax is dissolved. 2) a cheaper product for wooden floors and cement or tiled floors may be prepared as follows: ingredients (in parts by 【Get Price】

wood treatment.non toxic ibiblio

miscellaneous feedback <> mix 750 ml, 30 ml paraffin wax with enough mineral spirits or turpentine to make 4 litres. dip the wood into the mixture for a few minutes or apply with a brush. let dry a few days before painting. this is a us dept of agriculture recipe supposed to protect for 20 years. <> pine tar, linseed oil, and turpentine. or just linseed oil and turp. all highly flammable, but at least they smell good. <> 3 c exterior varnish 1 oz paraffin wax (by weight) 3 1/4 qts. mineral&nbsp;【Get Price】

bees wax furniture polishes, part one beekeeping forum

6 mar 2011 paraffin wax 2 wide mouth mason jars mineral spirits or turpentine ? grate beeswax and fill one jar 3/4 full. grate paraffin wax and add to the beeswax until jar is nearly full (about 2″ from top). empty the grated wax in a double boiler and . floor polish melt equal portions of beeswax and turpentine together for use on wooden floors. holiday floor polish 4 oz. beeswax 1/2 cup liquid soap 1/2 pint water 1/4 cup linseed oil 1/4 cup turpentine. melt the wax in the warm&nbsp;【Get Price】

finishing moose forge

we used to use liquid floor wax, but that has become unavailable in recent years (no plastic finishes please), so we have gone to the water soluble car wax that you "mix with water to wash and shine your car in one easy application." . use the turpentine sparingly. melted paraffin, boiled linseed oil, beeswax, and mineral oil. to make most wax/oil or solvent mixes use a double boiler and heat the wax until it melts. then add the solvent/oil. ****do not do this over any kind&nbsp;【Get Price】