A wood polish spray made of olive oil and lemon essential oil is just what you need to nourish wooden surfaces and get that fine looking shine back. Commercially available aerosol wood polish sprays usually coat wood surfaces with a dense shiny layer that does not last very long. These sprays fail to eliminate dryness and lack of shine on most wooden surfaces. So why not make your very own wood polish and sealant spray by mixing 1 ½ cups of olive oil and 10 drops of lemon essential oil.
This makes a superb wood sealant, protecting your wooden furniture from burrowing insects, moisture and dry air. You can also use linseed oil and turpentine mix as a wood polish. It leaves a smooth, protective finish on wood making it resistant to friction. For making this, take 1 part home boiled linseed oil, 1 part turpentine and ½ part apple cider vinegar in a metal container.
In an empty or in a regular jar, mix 2 parts olive oil with 1 part lemon juice. It’s a smart idea to first strain the lemon juice in a to prevent your spray bottle from clogging. I just used an empty spray bottle from a natural, store bought wood polish I have used before. Shake well to emulsify the mixture. Bada bing! You have yourself some wood polish. Spray sparingly onto wood and in circular motions, rub the polish into the wood until it is well buffed with a . If storing in a regular jar, just pour a small amount onto the cloth and buff into the wood in circular motions.
Polishing the furniture hasn't gone out of fashion - but polishing it with toxic goo has. This is an easy-to-make recipe for wood polish that you can make at home. It works brilliantly and it is non-harmful to family, friends and pets alike.