Millie's All Purpose Penetrating Tung Oil
foolproof, easy-to-use, low-toxic, earth-friendly Polymerized Tung Oil.
Millie's All-Purpose Penetrating Tung Oil is safe to use on all types
of unfinished wood surfaces such as salad bowls, butcher blocks,
cutting boards and tool handles.
- Millie's cures faster - in just 72 hours.
- Millie's is 100% botanical. It is made from biodegradable, all natural
and plant-derived ingredients!
- Millie's provides extended durability.
Millie's All-Purpose Penetrating Oil is made with pure polymerized tung
oil, a unique citrus-derived solvent, and beeswax. There are no
petroleum distillates or driers added to Millies tung oil
Millie's Polymerization And Formulation
The advantage of tung oil is that as it dries and cures the molecules
form a tight bond. The tight bonding makes the surface waterproof and
impervious to many chemicals. The bonding also gives flexibility to
the surface, making it capable of withstanding wear and tear.
Welles Ltd., the maker of Millie's finishes, has created a unique proprietary
process of polymerization that strengthens the tung oils natural
There are other manufacturers of polymerized tung oil. But they don't
do it like Millie's and as a result many of them need to add varnishes
and urethanes to improve the hardness, durability, and luster of
the finish. This adds toxicity to the finish, inhibits the penetration
of the oil into the wood, and slows the drying and curing time.
The polymerization process used for Millie's All-Purpose Penetrating
Oil require precision control and is highly sophisticated. It
"cooks" the pure tung oil to its maximum thermal threshold.
Controlling the 'cooking" and the "cooling" must
be done precisely and is an expensive process. But the result is
a finishing oil with maximum durability and a gorgeous sheen.
Not only is the polymerizing process expensive, if the process
isnt precisely controlled, the oil solidifies and the entire
batch is lost. Because of the difficulty and expense most other
companies formulate their tung oil using modifiers. It's the easy
way, but not the way to have an all natural finish. With a cheaper
process and formulation, over time the varnishes and urethanes discolor
and deteriorate, and the quality of the finish is lost.
There are no driers in Millie's All-Purpose Penetrating
Oil, therefore there is no set-up time or cure time between
applications. The surface is treated as a sponge. Multiple coats
of Millies can be is applied until the surface is saturated
and the oil accumulates on the surface. No wiping or rubbing is
required until the final coat.
Millies All Purpose Penetrating Tung
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For up to two quarts.
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Using Millie's All Purpose Penetrating Oil
||These are the bowls before the
application of Millie's All Purpose Penetrating Oil.
||Applying the first coat.
||Applying a second coat.
||Millie's All Purpose Penetrating
Oil has been applied to all of the bowls.
||Eight bowls have received three
flood coats of Millie's and then been wiped off. Total elapsed
time was 50 minutes, and this application 'can not fail.'
Three days later the pieces are hand buffed with a cotton
cloth and are ready for sale.
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Tigard, OR 97223
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