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On Wednesday, the Brown County Board of Supervisors voted to accept a $70,000 payment from the Chicago-based engineering firm Simpson Gumpertz and Heger, which had originally recommended the county coat the dome with boiled linseed oil. County officials blamed the oil for the dome's lost sheen.
I've used the stuff you can buy by the gallon at your hardware store sold as Boiled Linseed Oil. I've also used "artist's quality" linseed oil and it's lovely.
I then finished the table with boiled linseed oil and beeswax (make sure you do not keep any oil soaked rags in the house--they will spontaneously ignite!).
Finish off the boards with boiled linseed oil applied as the board lays flat.
Prevent that damage by spreading boiled linseed oil on the decking as needed.
Here's a tip sent in by Ken Werner, one of our field editors: "Each spring I sand our gardening tool handles with 120-grit sandpaper and then rub a coat of boiled linseed oil on them.
If you would rather create your own finish, boiled linseed oil was used for years, along with a little turpentine or mineral spirit, and is still a recommended way to seal wood and stone.
(Avoid boiled linseed oil. which can contain a variety of ingredients that speed drying time, but may be hazardous to your health.)
The timber fittings were to be cleaned by getting rid of all the dust and rubbish, washing with a solvent cleaner, then applying two coats of boiled linseed oil. I was also given a writing pad and a pencil to record all the names that had been carved on the desks.
Old oak beams were spruced up with boiled linseed oil. "It stops them looking like old bits of driftwood," says Stuart.