Dave said it before me. Pure Tung oil is very durable stuff and highly moisture resistant. My Brown Bess musket, made in 1976, has been through all the elements, neglect and abuse you can imagine and the tung oil finish is still unscathed.
Originally Posted by Dave Hawksford
However, I believe it might soak into the MDF like a sponge. It might require many applications to seal completely. BTW, reapplication is something you can do with tung oil.
I can't speak for the 'finishes' made with tung.
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