Boiled Linseed Oil

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Product Overview

Premium Boiled Linseed Oil to Enhance, Seal & Protect the Natural Beauty of Oak, Pine & Other Wood with a Glossy Finish

Helping preserve a surface's colour, grain and natural character, Boiled Linseed Oil makes for an ideal all round wood treatment. 

✅ Superior quality oil forms a hard wearing gloss finish

✅ Dries faster than regular Linseed Oil

✅ Enhances the natural grain and colour of the wood

✅ Works with all types of wood

✅ Can also be used on stone, terracotta, and metal

Linseed Boiled Oil for wood has long been used as a traditional wood treatment that is suitable for use on all wooden surfaces (except exterior Oak), and can also be used on all porous stone, terracotta tiles and metal. Boiled Linseed Oil penetrates and seals the surface, providing protection for all interior and exterior surfaces. It provides an attractive, long lasting, and slightly glossy sheen.

Ideal uses for boiled linseed oil:

  • Indoor & outdoor furniture
  • Indoor surfaces and work-tops
  • Hardwoods and softwoods
  • Doors and windows
  • Ornaments
  • Instruments
  • Tile and stone

How to Use Boiled Linseed Oil

Boiled Linseed Oil is quick and easy to applyApply the oil to the clean, dry surface using a folded paper kitchen towel, cloth or a soft brush. Allow up to eight hours for the oil to penetrate and dry, leaving overnight for the best results. Then buff with a clean paper kitchen towel or a clean soft cloth for a silky sheen finish. 

Maintaining wood with Boiled Linseed Oil

For upkeep of new or used items, simple re-oiling once a year is sufficient for all year-round protection. Further coats can be applied to high use areas more frequently, if required.

Restoring older wood with Boiled Linseed Oil

When restoring old items of wood, it is important that you remove all previous oils, waxes or finishes before applying the Boiled Linseed Oil. If the surface feels rough, it should be sanded smooth first, for best results.

Boiled Linseed Coverage & Storage

Coverage: 500ml will cover up to 15m² per litre (depending on surface being treated)

Store in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight.

Store between 10°C and 25°C.

Once opened, used within 3 years.

Please note this product is not for human consumption, is not classed as food safe and contains nut oils.


1. What is boiled linseed oil?
Boiled linseed oil is a natural oil derived from flaxseed. It's treated with heat and sometimes additives to accelerate the drying process and enhance its protective properties.

2. How is boiled linseed oil different from raw linseed oil?
Boiled linseed oil has drying agents added to it, making it dry faster than raw linseed oil. This difference in drying time affects its use in woodworking and finishing.

3. What is the primary use of boiled linseed oil?
Boiled linseed oil is commonly used as a wood finish to enhance the grain, provide a protective layer, and bring out the natural beauty of the wood.

4. Is boiled linseed oil safe for food contact?
No, boiled linseed oil is not food-safe. It should not be used on surfaces that come into direct contact with food.

5. How should I apply boiled linseed oil to wood?
Apply a thin coat using a brush, cloth, or sponge. Allow it to penetrate for a few minutes, then wipe off any excess. Let the piece dry thoroughly between coats.

6. Can boiled linseed oil be used on outdoor projects?
Yes, boiled linseed oil can be used for outdoor projects, but it might require regular reapplication due to its vulnerability to weather conditions.

7. Does boiled linseed oil change the color of wood?
Yes, boiled linseed oil can deepen the color of wood and provide a warm, amber hue over time.

8. Is boiled linseed oil a protective finish?
Yes, boiled linseed oil forms a protective layer on wood surfaces by penetrating and hardening. However, it's not as durable as some other finishes and might require periodic reapplication.

9. How long does boiled linseed oil take to dry?
Boiled linseed oil dries more quickly than raw linseed oil, typically within a day or two. However, drying times can vary depending on factors like temperature and humidity.

Material Data Safety Sheet

Boiled Linseed Oil - MSDS

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  • 5
    Used on table, good result

    Posted by Home Buyer on 1st Sep 2020

    Made a good shine finish on a table I've been reconditioning.

  • 5
    Great for furniture

    Posted by Home Buyer on 11th Aug 2020

    Added to a chair arms and left a nice clean polish.