Chinese merchants used tung oil back in the 14th century to waterproof and protect wooden ships from the eroding powers of the sea. Read more on the usefulness of tung oil.
Tropical hardwood has become a popular building material for a variety of wood products including doors, wood trim, furniture, and flooring. Sealing and finishing can be problematic with these hardwoods. Due to their high natural oil content, and extremely dense wood fiber, tropical hardwoods are hard to protect with coatings and stains because very little material […]