Osmo products contain natural vegetable oils; linseed oil, sunflower oil, soybean oil as well as thistle oil. The interior range of products also contain natural vegetable waxes; carnauba wax and candelilla wax. Please refer to the product data sheet for a declaration of the product ingredients.
Clear oils can darken the appearance of the wood. To retain the light character of oak please use Osmo Polyx®-Oil 3044 Raw. Some woods are highly porous and require an especially thin application, as a result the drying time can be increased. For exotic hardwood species use Osmo Wood Wax Finish Extra Thin.
Furthermore, what is Osmo oil used for? IDEAL FOR VENEERED DOORS Osmo Door-Oil is a unique oil and wax combination designed to protect interior veneered wooden doors. The unique formulation penetrates the wood surface which remains microporous and whilst the finish will not crack, peel, flake or blister.
Consequently, can you apply Osmo oil with a cloth?
Apply a 1-2 coats of Osmo Polyx®-Oil onto the dry surface and apply thinly with an Osmo EasyPad or lint-free cloth. Work evenly along the wood grain leaving no streaks or wet patches.
Is Osmo oil safe?
Osmo Top Oil is a food safe oil wax combination for treating furniture and providing a food safe wood finish to kitchen worktops made of wood. Once dry the microporous surface does not crack, peel, flake or blister. It is safe for humans, animals and plants and can be used on children’s toys.
Which oil is best for wood?
5 of the Best Oil Finishes for Wood Furniture Linseed Oil. Linseed oil, also known as flaxseed oil, is one of the most popular wood finishes in the world. Tung Oil. Tung oil is a plant-based oil used as a wood finish. Mineral Oil. Mineral oil is a broadly used term to describe a clear, odorless oil. Walnut Oil. Danish Oil.
Can you spray Osmo oil?
For exotic wood species, use Osmo Wood Wax Finish Clear Extra Thin. Osmo Oil Stains are ideal as a first coat if a coloured surface is desired. Spray Wax can be pigmented with up to 30% of one of the Osmo Oil Stain colours.
How long does it take for Osmo oil to dry?
Should you sand between coats of Osmo?
Sanding is not necessary between coats. You may do so if necessary but refer to our advice regarding sanding methods (be careful when sanding finer than P150).
Can I varnish over Osmo oil?
Compatibility. In most cases, you can safely apply varnish over an oiled piece of wood because the varnish contains oil, as well. Water-based varnishes are an exception to this rule. Look for an oil-based varnish, and read the package directions to ensure that it is compatible with an oil finish.
What’s the best finish for Oak?
By far the best finishes for high quality wood furniture are either Danish oil or beeswax. They bring out the stunning beauty of wooden furniture grains and leave wood satisfying to the touch. Steer well clear of varnish and polyurethane if you are after a luxurious piece of quality furniture.
Can I paint over Osmo oil?
Yes, you can apply Osmo Polyx Oil Matt over the Osmo Polyx Oil Satin and vice versa. However, if you have recently applied Satin and you have completed the maximum of two coats, then we recommend cleaning or fine sanding the surface to allow an extra coat of Matt or vice versa.
Does Osmo oil smell?
Osmo Polyx-Oil is all those things. Made from natural vegetable oils and waxes, it does not off-gas or smell bad.
How do you apply Osmo oil to a kitchen worktop?
Applying Osmo Top Oil Apply the worktop oil thinly along the wood grain using an Osmo Easy Pads, Osmo Soft Tip Brush or clean, lint-free cloth. Work the oil into the surface of the wood grain. Remove any excess surface oil with a clean, lint-free cloth. Allow to dry appropriately with good ventilation.
Why is my oiled worktop sticky?
Danish oil can also become sticky if applied incorrectly, at the wrong rate. If it is an old can, the oil may turn tacky so it is best to buy fresh oil if you are unsure. To remove the sticky oil patch, wet a cloth with white spirits and, using a circular motion, wipe it over the worktop a small area at a time.
Can you use Osmo polyx oil on kitchen worktops?
Osmo oil on interior timber, worktops and furniture It is resistant to water, dirt, wine, coffee etc and is microporous, so will not crack, peel or blister.
How do you clean brushes after using Osmo oil?
No need for Osmo Brush Cleaner, just clean your brushes in white spirit. Why spend a lot on an Osmo brush cleaner when you can just use the good old white spirit? The paint thinner is very effective for brushes used in oil based finishes. Use hot and soapy water afterwards to thoroughly clean your brushes.
What is the best oil for kitchen worktops?
Linseed or Tung Oil Pure linseed oil or tung oil are better suited for treating hardwood worktops as they penetrate timber more effectively than other natural oils. Though it may take a long time, these rub-in oils will naturally dry or cure on their own.