Perfect for any exterior wooden surface, such as doors and garden furniture, Fiddes exterior wood oil provides an effective barrier against the damaging effects of weathering and bleaching from the sun.
Made with a blend of natural resins and oils, this high grade wood oil produces a transparent satin finish that has exceptional durability and resistance. Quick and easy to apply, exterior wood oil produces a clear, quick drying water repellent and weather resistant finish that will not flake or peel.
A popular choice with woodworkers, joinery professionals and DIY enthusiasts alike, Fiddes exterior wood oil provides a versatile solution for all of your exterior wood preservative needs. Although more expensive than some alternative products, just 3 coats are all that is required to offer maximum protection instead of the 4-5 coats of some alternative products.
Fiddes exterior wood oil is occasionally decanted into smaller Manns label tins to allow us to offer a larger product range and avoid stock shortages.
For the best results, treat exterior wooden surfaces with Barrettine Wood Preservative prior to applying Fiddes Exterior Wood Oil.
For the best results, surfaces should be clean, dry and free from any previous wood finishes, this can normally be achieved by a light sanding with a 120 grit sanding paper. All residual wood dust should be removed before application of the wood oil.
Any fungal growth, dirt or moss also needs to be removed prior to the application of the exterior wood oil.
Exterior wood preservatives should always be applied in dry conditions, it's also advisable to test the wood oils on a small test area prior to application. Fiddes exterior wood oil is formulated for direct application and does not require any thinning or coats of primer.
For the best results, the exterior wood oil should be thoroughly stirred before and during use. The exterior wood oil should be applied thinly with a good quality paint brush in the direction of the grain. Any excess wood oil should be immediately removed with a cloth.
Drying time is around 4 to 6 hours (most oils take 12-48 hours) although overnight drying is better. Before application of the second coat, sand lightly with a fine 320 grade sand paper or sanding disk again being careful to remove any dust that this may create. The second coat should be applied as the first, thinly and in the direction of the grain with a further 4 to 6 hours drying time.
Brushes and other applicators used to apply this product should be cleaned with white spirit immediately after use.
Tins of Fiddes exterior wood oil, new and used, should be tightly closed and stored in a cool well ventilated area.
Fiddes wood oil as with many other solvent based wood preservatives and oils is flammable so should be kept away from children, naked flames, cigarettes and other sources of ignition.
Used cloths can self ignite if left uncleaned after use. It is important that any used cloths are thoroughly washed in warm soapy water and thoroughly rinsed before they are disposed or stored in an airtight container.
It is recommended that gloves and eye protection are worn when applying exterior wood oil or other solvent based wood finishing products. In the event of contact with the eyes, they should be immediately rinsed with plenty of water before seeking urgent medical advice.
This Fiddes clear wood oil should be kept away from children, food, drinks and any other food related items.
Leave to dry 4 to 6 hours or preferably overnight between coats. Longer drying periods may occur during application in damp or humid conditions.