Danish oil and clear Briwax???

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Forum topic by kody posted 05-22-2013 02:41 AM 3683 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-22-2013 02:41 AM

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I’m making a knife block out of maple burl and finished with Danish oil but not fully satisfied with the dull appearance. Would clear Briwax give the Danish oil more of a sheen? The hand rubbed look.

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#1 posted 05-22-2013 02:45 AM

I say yes it would. I use a wax over danish oil all the time to give it a little more lustre. Just make sure the wax is your final application. In other words, put all the danish oil coats on first and then the wax.

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#2 posted 05-22-2013 03:16 AM

I you use mineral oil/ bees wax on Danish oil finish.

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