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Watco Teak Oil problem2/3
Hi everyone, I have had a big problem with teak oil finish. I made a sat of live oak benches and finished them with Teak Oil, I followed directions to the letter. 6 days after finishing them we delivered them. After install it rained for a few hours and the Teak Oil bled out onto the concrete!! I have used this product a lot and have never seen this happen. The benches are anchored down and cannot be moved. What are the odds of this being a one time event? Does anyone have any experience with this happening? I am very worried about repeated and permanent staining of the concrete!!!! Any input would be appreciated. Thanks in advance!
Early in my career, I used oil on red oak. It bled back for a couple of days. I then used compressed air to blow out oil that was wet in the pores. No idea if your oil is done running.
Chip, Thank you for the response! I didn't even think about that. Great idea! I am going to try it, I have used a heat gun a lot and will be careful. I am going to try "krud kutter" and a shop vac to remove the staining on the concrete. Hopefully there is no permanent staining to the concrete. I am going to try and post a photo late today. Thanks again
If you're trying to finish teak with oil for outdoor use, you should try Tung oil, Real tung oil not tung oil-like or partial tung oil. Watco is, and always has been a "semi-professional" type finish. I make outdoor furniture and have worked on marine brightwork for nearly 50 years. If you're not going to varnish (with a real marine varnish) then tung oil will work, but I've never used just a single coat, besides it takes quite a while for it to "auto-crosslink"