Morning all. I've read several articles about making your own teak oil. I tried the equal parts BLO, varnish and thinner. I seemed quite watery. I would think if I add more varnish, or blo or less thinner ,it should thicken up.
Any one know of possible issues. I will defiantly try it on a piece of scrap first, but fore warned….....
a varnish is simply an oil with a resin hardener, most common varnish is polyurethane. The "teak oil" that you're describing Mark is also known as Maloof finish; typical recipe is 1/3 BLO, 1/3 polyurethane and 1/3 turpentine. I've used it; it is a nice warm finish but basically the same as any "Danish oil" product on the market.
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