Waterlox Pure Tung Oil is 100% pure tung oil with no additives or driers.
Produces a matte sheen appearance.
Highlights and richens the natural beauty of wood.
Penetrates into the wood fibers.
Water and heat resistant after a minimum of 7 days.
Ideal for wood surfaces that do not require a film such as: salad bowls, butcher blocks, chopping boards, furniture (other than table tops), gun stocks, jewelry cases, wooden figurines, bowl turnings, etc. Can be used on wood floors.
Use on non-working wood surfaces that do not require a protective film, such as salad bowls, butcher blocks, chopping boards, furniture (other than table tops), gun stocks, jewelry cases, wooden figurines, bowl turnings, etc. Can be used on wood floors.
DRY/CURE TIME: 4 hours between coats when thinned. Wait a full 24 hours for the final coat to dry. Allow the coating to cure for a minimum of 7 days before subjecting it to use or water. Full cure is achieved at 30 days.
COVERAGE/THINNING: Waterlox 100% Pure Tung Oil is infinitely soluble in regular or odorless Mineral Spirits, (do NOT use low-odor, green or low-VOC types of solvents), paint thinner and citrus solvent. Do not thin with Acetone or Lacquer Thinner. It is advisable to thin the product at least 3:1 for ease of application.
SURFACE PREPARATION & APPLICATION: Waterlox 100% Pure Tung oil may alter the appearance, conduct a test by applying all intended coats on a scrap piece or an inconspicuous area before beginning. USE ON BARE WOOD ONLY. Proper sanding techniques should be followed prior to using, finish sand to a 100-150 grit.
NEW WOOD APPLICATION: Use a china-bristle brush, steel wool or a lint-free cloth to apply Waterlox 100% Pure Tung Oil. Allow a thin coat of the oil to penetrate for 10 minutes and then wipe off the excess oil using a clean, lint-free cloth. Allow to dry for at least 4 hours. Continue to apply the oil in thin coats (wiping off excess oil) until desired fill or gloss is achieved. Wait 24 hours for the final coat to dry.