outdoor cedar? garden arch

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karen preslock asked 3 weeks ago

cedar garden arch came with instructions about re-oiling and I think they said tung oil…does that sound right..i lost the paperwork and am confused about the exterior vs interior use only tung oils…we had a little Behr brand tung oil left but need to buy more somewhere…any ideas ….was tung oil ok to use?
Karen …thank you in advance from Blairsville GA

1 Answers
William Stewart Staff answered 3 weeks ago

Hello Karen.
It depends on what was previously applied to the wood. Tung oils are used on cedar but they are not used on the outdoor woods where wood comes in contact with elements and constant change in the environment.
I would suggest you find what was applied to it before applying anything.