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I have a new stock and forearm I'm trying to finish. I've only used tung oil in the past on my stocks when I've finished them. I ran across a can of teak oil and after reading the back I though I need to post a question here. The stock and forearm are new and unfinished walnut, for my 686. I'd like to know if any one has used this teak oil on a gun stock before. I've also thought about applying a clear glossy polyurethane, either instead of the tung oil, or after it dries to seal it. I live on the coast, and my gun will be exposed to the humidity, so I'd like to do it right.....with a glossy finish.

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The best I have found for an excellent gloss, highly protective finish is the Sea Fin Teak Oil finish from the below website. It is actually a tung oil product. For a matte finish, Benmatte works the best. I usually order a quart of each per year and just follow the directions on the can. Excellent finish.

http://www.dalyspaint.com/catalog.html
 

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What Quickshot said. The mentioned Daly products are excellent. Be however careful what sort of 'Teak Oil' you're using, the concoction varies from manufacturer to manufacturer; there are slow- or even non drying so called 'Teak Oils' which are meant to be used as regular every day furniture polishes/dust removers.

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Great, Thanks!

This is Watco teak oil. It says it drys in 30 min, hardens in the wood, not on the wood.....recommended for outdoor furniture, and boat surfaces. It also says it can be topped with a coat of polyurethane.

This should turn out nice...I hope.

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Should work great. I'd dilute the first two coats with 20% mineral spirits and keep the wood good wet with the oil until it gets tacky, then completely remove it with a rag or paper towel. Lightly sand with 600 grit wet/dry abrasive paper between the first coats.

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