Natural methods of treatment of wooden surfaces



Linseed oil is the classic method of using natural drugs for the treatment of such types of wood like birch with the aim of achieving long-lasting, durable and moisture resistant surface.

The options are:

1. Raw linseed oil, undiluted oil paint oil.

Application example: the handle of the knife (or other product) you need to put in flax oil.
This knife can be placed in a jar, zakruchivaetsya lid with a thin slit for the blade, which after placement of the knife must be tightly zakuporenna.
When derevesina cherena soaked through, her smooth, wipe with a dry cloth. Then a few weeks to let dry completely. The evaporation of the oil is oxidation and polimerizatsiya surface, which after some time becomes strong and elastic.

2. Diluted 50% with turpentine, linseed oil. Liquid made of linseed oil and true natural turpentine (do not use substitutes!) in proportion 1 to 1.
Using turpentine, the drying time of wood and oil oxidation reduced.
Application: (see 1). Drying time is 1-2 weeks.

3. Linseed oil with tar.

Additive 50% of tar gives the tree a reddish-brown shade. (to apply, see 1)
Use only natural tar, after the application of the remaining oil carefully wipe with a soft and smooth cloth.

 NOTE: When using linseed oil there is a danger of spontaneous combustion of rags soaked with linseed solution. So throw with caution, so as not to cause a fire!

WOODEN PRODUCTS CAN be WAXING, here's one recipe of varnish:


wax — 100h
rosin — 25ч
turpentine 50 hours (parts quoted are by weight).

Rosin and wax cut into small pieces and melt, stir, then remove c of the heat and pour the turpentine, mix thoroughly. Recipes coverages are different and you need to try different compositions. Another way of such folk varnish is resin dissolved in turpentine.



Equal amounts of fresh cheese and slaked lime is thoroughly kneaded. Formed white, fast-drying liquid. It is necessary to use in the case the same day because it spoils quickly.

To this structure it is possible to mix the ochre and other colors. It is necessary to drink less water because it negatively affects strength.
The paint dries very quickly and does not leave any smell. Therefore, the surface can be coated with two layers in one day.
To give the painting more strength, after the application of two layers of polished it with pieces of coarse cloth.


Of 10 parts by weight of wheat starch, filled with cold water, getting composition, consistency resembles thick cream. Stirring constantly, add the boiling water to constitute the desired thickness. For greater strength to warm the paste you can add 1 part of alum or borax.
To prepare the paint in the still hot paste add the zinc oxide and any colored paint, vegetable or mineral. Then dissolved in water zinc chloride and added thereto a small amount of tartaric acid.
Before use is mixed with this solution first mixture. The amount of material and large proportions do not matter. The paint is applied in the usual way. She allegorica, not afraid of dampness and cold water, but hot water with soap could be washed away.


Take 1 kilo of potatoes and cook it. Peeled, while still hot, pour 4 large mugs of water. Then should stretch all to a pulp and wipe through a sieve, to avoid lumps. Add 1.5 kilograms of chalk in powder, which is pre-diluted in 4 mugs of water. The result is about 8 cups of grayish durable good covering and very cheap paint.

All these paints are tested and give excellent results.


1. In order to wood the product does not crack and does not crumble to pieces, it is boiled for 1-2 hours in a solution of alkali ash. After that was dried, and, if needed, continued treatment more fine details.

ASH ALKALI is the old recipe of our ancestors, used for washing woven products and processing of wood products.
It is just alkali — burned wood (preferably birch) to the state of the white ash (ash). Ash (ash) is filled with water, which, during soaking, go all alkaline group of substances. After that, the precipitate can be used for fertilizer for the soil (it is not dangerous for plants because it does not contain "soap"), and water for washing, or for processing wood products.

2. A strong decoction of the crushedOAK BARK , our ancestors were either boiled (a couple of hours), or soaked (day) product not only of wood, but all sorts of wicker — made from bast, flax, hemp, reed... Tannins strengthens the product so that, for example, ropes and rope increases its strength considerably. published

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