Oil finishes are the preferred method of maintaining and preserving axe and tool handles. Although they provide very little protection compared to other wood finishes they are cheap and … [Read more...] about How To Oil Finish Axe And Tool Handles
Introduction Linseed oil finishes have been around for centuries. Their chemical properties and application methods have been well documented. However, I wanted to see for myself just how … [Read more...] about Water Resistance Of Boiled Linseed Oil Wood Finishes
Introduction There is a growing trend of soaking and/or oiling axe and tool handles for extended periods of time. However, very few people have actually tested the penetration of boiled linseed oil … [Read more...] about Penetration Of Boiled Linseed Oil When Applied To Hickory Wood
Overview I had been meaning to make a rag-in-a-can oiler for quite a while now. Paul Sellers originally wrote a blog post about this unique invention back in February. An invention he had been … [Read more...] about My Version Of Paul Sellers Rag-In-A-Can Oiler.