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Tung Oil vs Linseed Oil

Difference Between Tung Oil, Linseed Oil, Danish Oil & Polyurethane

Tung Oil

Tung oil is a non-toxic penetrating oil that is used in refinishing furniture. It usually dries and penetrates slowly but you can add mineral spirits or turpentine to it if you want to quicken the drying and penetrating time. It comes from a deciduous China tree that grows heart-shaped leaves and fruits called Tung fruit. When these fruits are dried and compressed they can produce around 20% of Tung oil. Continue reading