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How do you polish tung oil floors?

How do you polish tung oil floors?

Using the 1 part Pure Tung Oil to 1 part thinner, apply the same way as the first application with a brush or sponge mop. Apply the oil in several coats one after another till you get a uniformly glossy surface that stays glossy for 20 to 40 minutes.

Can you shine tung oil?

You could also wax polish on top of the tung oil to achieve the sheen you want. Both will be hard work with lots of rubbing and time between coats. Patience will help.

How do you clean Tung oiled wood?

Mix together 1 cup boiled linseed oil, 1/4-cup of white vinegar and 1 cup of turpentine. Dip a clean, soft cloth into the cleaning solution and apply the cleaner to the tung oil finish. Let the solution stand on the surface for several minutes to loosen dirt and grime. Wipe off the excess solution with a second cloth.

How do you refresh tung oil finish?

How to Restore Tung Oil Finish to Wood

  1. Clean the surface with a damp cloth.
  2. Sand the entire surface until smooth with No.
  3. Clean the sanded area with a tack cloth.
  4. Put on a pair of painting gloves.
  5. Pour a small amount of tung oil onto a clean rag.
  6. Allow the fresh application to dry for at least 24 hours.

Can you buff a tung oil finish?

On several projects lately I have been using Behr Scandinavian Tung Oil finish. From my research it is a Tung oil, other oils and varnish blend. At $6.00 a quart it was a lot cheaper than mixing my own brew. It recommends buffing the last application with 4/0 steel wool.

When should you recoat tung oil?

Pure tung oil And it takes five to seven coats to get a protective film. Rushing the process, or applying too thick a coat, causes wrinkling, which has to be sanded off. Regular reapplication is a must—“once a week for a month, once a month for a year, once a year ever after,” as the saying goes.