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Thread: castor oil as a finish?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Dennison, MN

    castor oil as a finish?

    Anyone tried it? I'm not looking for a show finish for a piece of furniture, I built a new toolbox for my RC plane, and its going to end up covered in castor oil anyway.
    "Do, or do not. There is no try."

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    RETIRED(!) in Austintown, Ohio
    Never tried it, but I do know what it looks like spilled all over an RC toolbox.

    Wonder if adding a bit of Japan Drier to it would make it harden somewhat? Might be worth trying on some scraps.
    Jim D.
    Adapt, Improvise, Overcome!

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