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Fluxaf Super & Osmo oil to strip and restore oak windows

Blog, Fox, lacq, Osmo, Richard Willott

Richard Willott in E Anglia spends most of his time working on kitchens and has oiled a few worktops in his time, as part of the service. Occasionally, though, he is asked while you are here…! Here he has documented how he used Fluxaf Super to strip and restore oak windows back to life with Read More

The joy of osmo oil – let’s do wood some good!

Blog, Martin Dunn, Osmo, Painting

This article about the uses of Osmo oil for treating wood, was written by Traditional Painter for Stafford, Martin Dunn. As a former college lecturer and assessor, he has a great deal of indepth information to share. Osmo oil on interior timber, worktops and furniture Over the last couple of years I have been using Read More

Osmo Hard Wax Polyx Oil v Mylands Hard Wax Earth oil

Blog, Martin Dunn, Osmo

Martin Dunn did a long run of hardwood veneered doors recently, and was able to get a good feel to compare his favoured Osmo Hard Wax Polyx Oil v Mylands Hard Wax Earth oil. We are often asked to try out new things by suppliers. Some are most welcome, others not so. I am a Read More

How to prepare timber worktops, Osmo Tints & Osmo Top Oil

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Martin Dunn, Osmo

Martin Dunn wrote a thorough account of how to use Osmo Hardwax Oil on new, bare timber around the home. He also mentioned Osmo Top Oil, specifically for worktops. Martin recently had a question from Margot von Muhlendahl, who is based in Munich and works as a consultant on decorative projects involving color. She has Read More
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