Treating Old Oak Beams Boiled Linseed Oil. Treating Old Oak Beams Boiled Linseed Oil
Clear products are inevitably not completely clear so they tend to ‘bring out’ the natural colours of the oak, normally making it a bit darker and warmer. When water penetrates oak it reacts with the high tannin content within oak, resulting in ‘blackening. The Sun’s UV rays will turn the oak to a silvery hue over time. The levels of rain, wind and sun will make a difference to how quickly the oak changes colour.
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