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Blessings Before Words are Spoken - My Antique Pew

How to use linseed oil to revive weathered and worn wood by Prodigal Pieces www.prodigalpieces.com #prodigalpieces

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"Real Oilcloth" and How to Make It

Making our own oil cloth for desk tops....just need a cotton based fabric, linseed oil and patience

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100 year old recipe I found on youtube: A pound of beeswax, cut up to speed melting. Then take it off the flame and add 8oz of boiled linseed oil and 8oz of turpentine. Stir continuously. As it becomes a paste scoop in to a sealable container. For use on canvas, leather, wood and metal. Waterproofs and protects.

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Linseed oil is an oil pressed from dried flax seeds. Though often confused with flaxseed oil, linseed oil is actually used for...

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First, A Bit of Oil You start by wiping on a very light coat of boiled linseed oil. Apply just enough to darken the wood and then wipe off any excess. When applied sparingly, the linseed oil will simply cure under the following coats of shellac and varnish. I like the way it brings out a beautiful, warm color in most woods. The change is immediate and pretty dramatic.

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Boiled Linseed Oil is a great way to protect and beautify wood and metal items. Just be careful and understand the safety concerns when using it.

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Oil Painting Medium, based upon recipes from the Old Masters. ***THIS is probably going to be the BEST link I'm going to find for what I want. She even mentions Gamblin mediums that she's used in the past. She uses the same 3 components, but changes the percentages from underpainting, to mid-painting, to the end of the painting---to make sure all is well in regards to "fat vs. lean" as the layers progress.

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