Product Description

Finish your creations in the luxurious sheen of our Citrus Burnishing Oil. This one-step, food-safe oil quickly and easily leaves a soft, satiny finish on your turned pieces, adding a beautiful depth to the natural colour of the wood. A few minutes of burnishing is all it takes to deliver a smooth, fresh-smelling finish — and when the aroma has faded, you’re ready to use your creation as a salad, fruit or snack bowl. Or add a couple more coats for an even more water, acid and oil-resistant finish. And if you wish, it can be overcoated with waxes or lacquers. Get the perfect sheen you’ve been looking for with Hampshire Sheen’s Citrus Burnishing Oil.

Please note this product cannot be shipped outside of the UK. Visit Stockists Page for overseas distributors.  

Two Minute Tutorial

~ Basic Application

  1. Shake before

  2. Sand your work down. We recommend sanding to at least 400, 600 or a higher grit.

  3. Apply the oil using a paper towel and allow to penetrate the wood for a minute or two;

  4. Remove excess oil from surface;

  5. With the lathe spinning safely fast, use a paper towel to burnish the oil dry;

  6. Recoat as required.

  7. May be overcoated with wax or lacquer when properly cured.

  8. Use within 12 months of purchase for best results.

~ Uses

Ideal for use on items requiring a satin finish. Also suitable for fruit and salad bowls.

~ Colour and Aroma

Pale translucent brown in the bottle. It will not overly darken the wood surface when applied. It has the aroma of citrus fruits, which dissipates as the solvent dries. The piece is suitable for use when the aroma has completely gone.

~ Container

Supplied in a 500ml ‘berg top’ tin bottle.

~ Storage

Store in a cool, dry place, ideally between 10° and 30°C (50° and 90°F) Where possible. Protect from extreme heat and freezing. Keep out of direct sunlight.

~ Longevity – Use By

Kept according to instructions, you can expect the product to last around 12 months from opening, depending on how often it is used. Left alone, it is very slow drying.

~ Food Contact and Toy Safe?

Yes. Tested to EN71-3.

SAFETY FIRST! Always read product labels, wear appropriate PPE and take steps to ensure the safety of your workshop environment and the people in it!

~ Product Label Warning

DANGER: Flammable Liquid and vapour. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. May cause skin irritation, may cause an allergic skin reaction, very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand, Keep out of reach of children, Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. NO SMOKING. If Swallowed: Immediately call a POISON CENTRE/doctor. If on skin or hair, take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin and/or hair with water. Avoid release to the environment, Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, eye protection and face protection. Store in a well ventilated place. Keep cool. Lay saturated rags and towels flat and allow to dry before sensible disposal. Do not pile-up saturated rags.

~ Product Warning Symbols

Product warning symbols are displayed on products to highlight the potential dangers of some of the contents of the products – this is usually the solvents. In many cases, the warnings are irrelevant once the solvent has evaporated.

~ Safety Data Sheet
~ Liability

As the manufacturer, we cannot know all the uses the product may be used for. It is the user’s responsibility to determine suitability of use. If in doubt, contact us for advice.

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Weight 0.52 kg
Dimensions 7.5 × 7.5 × 15.5 cm

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  1. Martin Barrett

    Citrus oil

    Martin Barrett (verified owner)

    This is such a nice oil to use it takes very little effort to get a great finish and can help nourish wood. Easy to use and has a pleasant sweet lemon smell.

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Citrus Burnishing Oil 500ml

Finish your creations in the luxurious sheen of our Citrus Burnishing Oil. This one-step, food-safe oil quickly and easily leaves a soft, satiny finish on your turned pieces, adding a beautiful depth to the natural colour of the wood.

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