Oil for dry wood


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Old 04-29-21, 05:56 PM
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Oil for dry wood

The sides of my stairs are dry as we have a carpet runner .
What should I use
Murphys oil
pledge
Old English lemon oil -lindseed oil based ?
Wieman lemon oil
 
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Most of the things you mentioned are cleaning products. Are you wanting to oil your dry wood or clean it?
 
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I want to oil it . Seems like from the 2 weimans and old English have oil ???
 
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The wood surely is not bare unfinished wood, it likely has a finish on it. Depending on what that finish is, it could be dry looking, as old varnishes tended to do. The solution to that would be applying a new fresh coat of varnish (or poly) because that is what the finish on the wood needs.

If the wood has no clear finish, you could apply a Danish finish such as Watco Danish oil.
 
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I want to oil it . Seems like from the 2 weimans and old English have oil ???
Without re staining it what can I try.
it's a new build about 5 years old. Looks like not alot of sealer was applied or the sun has cooked it off
 
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On wood I normally use linseed or tung oil but that's on bare wood where the oil is the finish. I assume your stairs have been stained and sealed.
 
 

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