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DIY Wood Wax


Wood Wax Recipe

What is wood wax?

 

Wood wax is a finishing product used to protect and seal raw wood. It can also be used to clean and freshen up household items such as wood cutting boards, utensils and furniture. 

 

Wood Wax Recipe

 

This recipe is all natural, non toxic and easy to use as a finishing wax on a new project or to freshen up wood items and furniture around the house.  Simply rub on, wiping excess with a lint free cloth.

 

 

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This easy DIY Wood Wax Recipe is all natural, non toxic and easy to use as a finishing wax on a new project or to spruce up wood items and furniture around the house.  Simply rub on, wiping excess with a lint free cloth.

 

  • Cut beeswax into small pieces, weigh out 20 grams using a food scale.

 

This easy DIY Wood Wax Recipe is all natural, non toxic and easy to use as a finishing wax on a new project or to spruce up wood items and furniture around the house.  Simply rub on, wiping excess with a lint free cloth.

 

  • Using a heat safe measuring cup, pour 100 ml of walnut oil.

 

This easy DIY Wood Wax Recipe is all natural, non toxic and easy to use as a finishing wax on a new project or to spruce up wood items and furniture around the house.  Simply rub on, wiping excess with a lint free cloth.

 

  • Add beeswax to walnut oil.

 

This easy DIY Wood Wax Recipe is all natural, non toxic and easy to use as a finishing wax on a new project or to spruce up wood items and furniture around the house.  Simply rub on, wiping excess with a lint free cloth.

 

  • Place measuring cup (with oil and wax) into a pot of water, creating a double boiler. Make sure water level is low enough so it will not mix with the oil and wax. Turn on medium heat and stir until wax is completely melted.

 

This easy DIY Wood Wax Recipe is all natural, non toxic and easy to use as a finishing wax on a new project or to spruce up wood items and furniture around the house.  Simply rub on, wiping excess with a lint free cloth.

 

  • Remove from heat. Add 20-40 drops of essential oil and stir. I like to use sage for its anti-microbial, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial benefits.

 

This easy DIY Wood Wax Recipe is all natural, non toxic and easy to use as a finishing wax on a new project or to spruce up wood items and furniture around the house.  Simply rub on, wiping excess with a lint free cloth.

 

  • Pour into container while in liquid form. Let cool before putting on lid.

 

  • Store in a cool, dark cupboard. Label and use as needed.

 

 

You can experiment with different oils. If you have an allergy to walnut, a food grade mineral oil would be a good alternative. I use a nut free version of this recipe for finishing our handmade candle holders, TIMBERSTICKS.

 

 

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This easy DIY Wood Wax Recipe is all natural, non toxic and easy to use as a finishing wax on a new project or to spruce up wood items and furniture around the house.  Simply rub on, wiping excess with a lint free cloth.

 

 

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