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Treating outdoor wood furniture

KmehKmeh Posts: 173

Hoping for some insight regarding protecting wood furniture from the elements.

We've used teak and linseed oil to protect them in the past - but it does give an yellow tinge to the wood. I kind of like the grey-ed look it has at the moment - are there any oils which can give the furniture protection without the yellow brown appearance?

Thank you!


  • I've just used teak oil and no yellow tinge at all?
  • K67K67 Posts: 2,507
    Some woods will always look slightly yellow. You could try Screwfix no nonsense stuff. Always has useful reviews for their products 
  • UffUff Posts: 3,199
    What type of wood is it Kmeh?
    I have 2 supposed to be mahogany benches, the type with wrought iron on the ends and they are given a coat of oil based Dulux Weathershield every 2 years but my other one is made of cedarwood, it's 20 years old and has never been treated with anything and has turned a lovely silver colour. I've jet washed it 3 times to remove algae during this time.
    SW SCOTLAND but born in Derbyshire
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