To maintain the new appearance of eucalyptus wood furniture, apply linseed oil to the wood several times during the spring and summer, as well as before you use it for the first time. Regular maintenance keeps eucalyptus furniture from developing a silver, hazy finish from exposure to the elements.Continue Reading
Untie any cushions or pillows from the eucalyptus chairs, and remove any covering you have put on the table or other pieces of furniture. Apply linseed oil to a clean, dry cloth that is free of lint.
Rub the linseed oil into all of the wood surfaces of the eucalyptus furniture, layering the oil generously. Keep rubbing in oil until it works into the surface of the wood, adding more to your cloth as necessary. Cover seats, legs and top surfaces evenly and generously.
Allow the eucalyptus an hour or so to absorb the oil, and then wipe away any excess oil with a fresh, dry cloth. Tie the cushions back onto the furniture, and set out for use. Plan to reapply two to four times during the spring and summer each year.
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