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Osmo Natural Oil Woodstain

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Osmo Natural Oil Woodstain is a semi-transparent exterior wood stain containing natural oils and UV filters to protect against the greying affects of sunlight whilst offering excellent protection against rot, mildew and weathering.

Ideal for all exterior woodwork including decking, it's easy to apply, enhances the wood grain and texture and dries to a satin-matt finish.

The clear Osmo UV Protection Oil 420 (Extra) can be mixed with any Osmo Natural Oil Wood Stain colour if a lighter shade is required.

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Overview

Osmo Natural Oil Wood Stain is perfect for all exterior woods including doors, windows and windowsills, carports, timber cladding, balcony, wooden decking, screens & fences, pergolas, summer houses garden furniture and more.

Preparation

Wood surfaces must be clean, dry and frost-free prior to application. Osmo Natural Oil Woodstain is ready to use straight from the tin with no need to thin.

This product should be stirred thoroughly before use and periodically during application. If possible, apply the first coat to all sides of the wood before installation to offer the best all-round protection.

For additional protection against mould, algae, dry rot, woodworm and insect attack, use a good quality wood preservative such as Ronseal Total Wood Preservative or Barrettine Premier Wood Preservative prior to applying Osmo Natural Oil Woodstain.

Osmo WR Base Coat 4005 protects against blue stain and rot but doesn't contain an insecticide.

Note: It's important to allow the specified drying time of any preservative before applying this product.

Application

Always do a test area first

Apply thinly and evenly along the wood grain with either a good quality hand brush or Microfibre roller, and spread well. Allow for good ventilation whilst drying. Apply a second coat as before. The final surface quality is dependent on the woods surface structure. We therefore always recommend to test the product on a small sample area before complete application.

Repair

When renovating, simply apply one coat of Natural Oil Woodstain to the clean and dry existing finish, this will usually be sufficient.

Cleaning of equipment

Application brushes and other equipment can be cleaned with white spirit.

Storage

Can be stored up to 5 years or more if the original tin is full, tightly closed and stored in a dry place. If product becomes thickened by frost it will regain its normal consistency under normal temperatures within 24-36 hours.

To preserve any oil that is left over, pour the remaining product into a smaller container such as a tin, jar or bottle and fill to the rim so there is no or minimal air in the container. Protect the stored oil from temperature extremes of heat and cold.

Caution

  • Keep out of the reach of children.
  • Avoid contact with skin and eyes. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
  • May produce an allergic reaction.
  • If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.
  • Use only in well ventilated areas.

Warning: Wash out any used cloth impregnated with this product immediately after use or store in an airtight container (danger of self-ignition).

Drying Time

Drying time is approximately 12 hours depending on temperature and humidity. If applied correctly (thin coats) it is normally touch dry in 4-6 hours. Lower temperatures and/or high humidity can increase the drying time.

Finishing

Note: The transparent colour tone of the finish will be influenced by the woods natural colour, causing the result to deviate from the colour shown on the colour chart. Lightly pigmented (coloured) transparent finishes have little protection against UV influences and are therefore not recommended for surfaces prone to strong sunlight.

The dried surface gives a light satin finish at first but will change to a satin-matt finish thereafter. To increase the durability of the finish we recommend, after thorough drying, to apply a top coat of Osmo UV Protection Oil Extra. This is not recommended for the white Osmo Natural Oil Woodstain finish (product code 900) as the UV protection oil can make the white look creamy or an off white.

All colour shades can be mixed with each other to create any number of alternative colours if required

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Osmo Natural Oil Woodstain reviews - Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars, based on 87 reviews.

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Maurice Stapley
21/11/14
 2.5L, Red Cedar - 728
Have only applied 1st coat, looks good
Most important try many tester pots,colour varies with different timber so try little area before you choose colour.
Alan Robertson
13/11/14
 2.5L, Larch - 702
Easy to apply
Took a few attempts to get an even result with this. Colour tends to get darker nearer the end of the tin despite regularly stirring the contents.
John Turner
11/11/14
 750ml, Patina Grey - 905
In Stock, Great Service
Dependable in stock supplier at trade rates.
Carol McCunn
05/11/14
 2.5L, Oak - 706
Easy to use and looks great
Used this to protect and smarten up oak cladding that was fitted to the outside of my home 8 years ago and looking very tired. Now looks better than when new and rain water just runs off.
Sandra Shell
27/10/14
 2.5L, Larch - 702
Brilliant!
Love this product. It produces a quality finish which appears to be hard wearing and waterproof. I have used it on decking, posts and post walling. Whilst the old untreated decking is becoming slippery the OSMO treated decking has never been slippery. The larch colour is a very natural brown which allows the grain and knots to show. It fits comfortably into the garden and compliments the Cotswold stone finish terracing. I have found that I have bought more and more of this product for additional decking, post and the floor of the summerhouse It took time to research available stains but I am so glad I did. I shall always use OSMO in the future.
Alan Cunningham
21/10/14
 2.5L, White - 900
The product is relatively expensive but you get what you pay for.
Easy to apply, couldn't scratch it when it had dried. Doesn't peel. Time will tell how good it lasts.
Matthew Brumby
10/10/14
 2.5L, Larch - 702
Nice Product
Spreads very nicely and provides a great finish, what you would expect for the price.
Katherine Warren
08/10/14
 750ml, Oak - 706
Suitable, great assistance, easy to use
The helpline helped enormously in choosing which was the most suitable product. The product went on easily and has the desired outcome. Perfect!
Des Pike
08/10/14
 750ml, Oak - 706
Good results and easy to apply
This product was recommended when we had a new summerhouse 5 years ago and we have used it annually since. It is a pleasing colour, easy to apply and gives good protection.
Brian Vardy
03/10/14
 2.5L, Oak - 706
Very Pleased
Used to treat aged Church Gates, had a lot of very pleasing feed back from passers by and people in the church
Alex Chipperfield
02/10/14
 125ml Sample, Rosewood - 727
Great Oil Stain
Lovely dark colour with two coats, goes a long way!
Ros Hodges
01/10/14
 2.5L, Red Cedar - 728
Yummy - lovely smell and super colour
This oil was perfect - the colour is fairly strong and my boards were really thirsty as they are on the south west face and get all the weather. After applying a test patch as suggested I mixed the Red Cedar oil with the clear UV protection Oil Extra to give me the right shade. I applied two coats of this 50:50 mix and it looks fantastic
David Hales
24/09/14
 125ml Sample, Oak - 706
Good product & service experience
Good product & service experience
Haydon Edwards
19/09/14
 2.5L, Rosewood - 727
Excellent
I was recommended this product by an alternative supplier. Fantastic product but take care to keep coats thin.
Thomas Boyle
19/09/14
 2.5L, Chestnut - 704
Great to work with and spreads amazingly.
Have used Osmo products for over 15yr's,my favourite woodstain was (Mexican Spice)which has been discntinued it was an amazingly warm rich colour which i would definately use again,but Chestnut came close and am very sattisfied.
Mike Pickett
18/09/14
 750ml, Mahogany - 703
It was the wrong product for the job in hand. I should have tested it on a sample area first
I have some mahogany windows and doors which face south. Obviously they become bleached after a period of time. Usually I apply a proprietary mahogany stain and then varnish. I thought that I would try this product which I believed to be better. I should have tested the product on a sample piece of wood. After it had dried the stain was so dense that it looked as if I had painted the timber with Red-Oxide. The product is so durable that sanding it off was difficult. Clearly a first class product for staining softwood
Our feedback:-
Hello Mike,

Thank you for the feedback, it is useful for us to hear customers experience with products. In this case because it was applied to Mahogany frames which would already have had a lot of natural red in them, this may have been why you got such an intense red.

We can't say enough the importance of test areas because the wood that you are applying to will have an effect on the final finish of the product. I hope that you are able to find the right product for your needs.
Graham Rousell
17/09/14
 750ml, Red Cedar - 728
Excellent product with a good finish
This transparent oil based stain was just the job for revitalising the cedar wood on our hot-tub. It now looks like new again.
Simon
17/09/14
 750ml, Mahogany - 703
Excellent product.
Does the job and leaves a deep, long lasting finish. This is my second order of this finish; it has left my garden furniture looking as good as new.
Paul Varela
17/09/14
 125ml Sample, Patina Grey - 905
Easily applied good strong colour
Goes on nicely decent coverage 2 coats required to achieve full colour.
Thomas Boyle
15/09/14
 125ml Sample, Chestnut - 704
Very easy to work with,covers an amazing area with such small amounts.
love this product,have been using it for nearly 16yrs although the stain I had been using is no longer avaiable (Mexican Spice)it was a wonderfuly rich colour although Chestnut comes close.Since trying a sample I have bought 2 1/2ltr and to-day am ordering more,so must be satisfied ***


Osmo
2
coats
26m²
per litre
12 hours
dry time
  • Protects against mould
  • Water repellent
  • Weather & UV-resistant
  • Satin-matt finish

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