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    Home-made wood preservative
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    • 6th Apr 11, 7:50 PM
    Home-made wood preservative 6th Apr 11 at 7:50 PM
    I came across this recipe for garden friendly home-made wood preservative today. It seems easy to make and I think it would work quite well to protect untreated wood especially things like fence posts.

    Melt 30g paraffin (presumably it means wax), gently in a double boiler or a bowl over hot water.
    Remove from the heat and stir into 3.3 litres of turpentine.
    Into this mix stir 120ml linseed oil until well blended.
    Paint onto wood as required.
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