2478Re: [MedievalSawdust] Re: Lee Valley & Hinge Help
- May 27 10:08 PMThe metal has to be hot enough to burn the oil/wax off. I have heard it
called a burn umber finish.
I use watco oil and a propane torch to burn the oil off. I use it on the
foot sirups on my crossbows. I have use linseed oil on red hot metal makes a
nice brown rust preventing coating.
> I then rubbed beeswax into them. It is ok, but not what I was
> expecting. Did you mean oil first, then wax? or blend oil & wax &
> then coat (can't figure out how you'd blend them safely).
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