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Old 25-04-2015, 10:23 AM
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Originally Posted by sued View Post
I recently used boiled linseed oil to finish a piece of mahogany furniture I made from a kit. It takes ages to dry but I was in no hurry. The kit makers recommended it. Mcqueenie Miniatures if you want to check it out. Buy boiled, don't boil it yourself
Thanks Sue. I found some boiled linseed oil left over from some ancient DIY project. I'll give it a go.

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I also use boiled linseed oil on anything I make but instead of staining first I add the stain to the linseed oil. This usually gives me the effect I want and the stain spreads easier.
Thanks Rosebud. I hadn't thought of adding a stain to the oil, but it's something else to try.
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