Treatment for new oak windows
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mervyndarby
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Treatment for new oak windows

by mervyndarby » Wed Sep 24, 2008 8:58 pm

Is it realistic to leave new oak windows untreated so that they will weather silver grey, and if not what clear treatment is suitable to protect them?

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oak windows

by welsh brickie » Thu Sep 25, 2008 10:12 am

you can use clear high grade yacht varnish.

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by RedSetter » Wed Jan 07, 2009 3:09 pm

Or Oil them, lots of different ones available, test on a bit of scrap timber.

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