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Frequently Asked Questions
How long does this take to cure?
♡ 7-10 days for partial cure
♡ 15 - 30 days for full cure
Is this safe to use in the kitchen?
♡ Yes! Hemp Oil is safe to use for food contact items such as cutting boards or carved utensils.
Can I use it over Milk Paint? How will it affect the paint?
♡ Yes! Hemp Oil works very well over Milk Paint as a sealer and finish.
♡ Using Hemp OIl over Milk Paint can deepen the color and, if it is a light color of milk paint, can sometimes add a slightly yellow hue.
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What does it look like on raw wood?
♡ The color of the oil can range from a light green to a golden yellow. It can vary slightly depending on the time it was harvested or the kind of wood it is being applied on.
Can you use this to revive leather?
♡ No! This will actually soak into the leather and dry, causing cracks and further deteriorating the leather.
Directions for Use
▫ The surface should be dusted to remove all loose particles.
▫ Any wood filling or wood staining (water or alcohol stains work best) must be done before the oil is applied.
▫ There is no need to thin Hemp Oil due to its natural thin viscosity and saturating abilities.
▫ Furniture or Finish Restoration Application
♡ General Application
▫ Apply Hemp Oil with a lint free cloth, such as an old t-shirt.
▫ Wipe onto surface liberally
▫ Allow oil to soak into the surface for 40 minutes.
▫ Wipe off any excess oil that may be on the surface.
▫ Allow Hemp Oil to 7 to 10 days before use.
♡ Raw Wood Application
▫ The first coat of hemp oil should be a liberal one.
▫ Apply with a natural bristle brush, sponge brush, or a thin foam roller.
▫ Allow this coat to sit for a minimum of 40 minutes so the oil can soak in. When it soaks into the wood, apply another coat immediately. Continue to apply coats, one after another, until the wood is saturated and stays glossy for a minimum of 40 minutes up to 1½ hours. If eighty percent of an area stays glossy, the wood cells are saturated and this can be considered your final coat.
▫ Now, wipe down the surface with clean rag material removing any excess oil that is on the surface. Continue to check for any seeping in the next few hours, and rub this off as well. Do not allow standing oil on the surface overnight. Any standing or puddles of oil should be wiped away with clean rags.
▫ Now the hemp oil is in its curing stage.
▫ Hang oil soaked rags up separately to dry.
▫ Hemp Oil will take 7 to 10 days for a minimum cure and 15 to 30 days for a full cure.
▫ Sample (1 oz.) Covers 1 sq. foot
▫ 8oz covers 25 sq. feet
▫ 16oz covers 50 sq. feet
▫ 32oz covers 100 sq. feet
Gallon covers 400 sq. feet
Example: One Gallon would cover 400 sq. feet one time.