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Applying a Tung Oil Topcoat

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Applying a Tung Oil Topcoat
Applying a tung-oil based topcoat over an oil-based stain, you will get a clear, hand-rubbed "antique" finish rather than the shiny or satin sheen of varnishes. Tung oil is easy to apply, but it does require some maintenance after a couple years. Therefore, it isn’t recommended for high use furniture. Because this is an oil-based finish, it creates some fumes and therefore you should work in a well-ventilated area and wear eye protection.