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A renovation with Rubio Monocoat Oil Plus 2C is a simple process that brings the surface back to life without requiring major sanding.

The renovation process is recommended if you need to re-introduce the original applied color. This is typically caused by not maintaining the surface properly or in the case of an accident.

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Quite simply: a wood surface that is finished with Rubio Monocoat’s hardwax oil can last indefinitely when cared for properly.

But what does “cared for properly” mean?

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Cerusing, or liming, is a wood finishing technique that creates a two-toned look, where the open grain of the wood is accentuated against a contrasting base color.
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Weexplain the process of stripping, preparing/sanding, and refinishing a wood furniture project with Oil Plus 2C to achieve a beautiful, natural, hand-rubbed wood finish.
How does a polyurethane wood finish compare to a hardwax oil wood finishing product? As we compare the differences, the following topics will be covered: Film Build & Aesthetic, Appearance, Colors, VOC Levels, Number of Coats Required, Protection, Repairability, Cleaning and Maintenance.
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In 2018, we took our commitment to the next level by adding the Eurofins Indoor Air Comfort Gold label to our certificates. This label guarantees you, our customer, that our products will continue to meet the high standard you expect of them regarding emissions for years to come.
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Hardwax oil wood finishes are typically manufactured from a mix of one or more vegetable oils and one or more waxes; the formulation may also contain a range of additional chemicals.
Originally created in 1950, the low table rod base (LTRs) were made using a revolutionary mass-production technique, discovered by the Eames, for simultaneously welding wire rods.
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Faith Jablonski recently found out that she has an aggressive form of bone cancer. In response, the Instagram woodworking community has rallied around her with countless posts and prayers. The whole class got behind the cause and created these pieces with Faith in mind.
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PJ used Rubio Monocoat primarily because of the one coat technology.  With so many projects going on and countless contractors to coordinate, it is invaluable for PJ to be able to knock out the whole staining process in one day.  As PJ himself put it, “There is no two, three coat application.  We save ourselves two or three days in the process.”
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The Pleasant Valley Cooperative Preschool had a small wooden playhouse in need of a protecting finish that is natural and safe for the children.  Rubio Monocoat was more than happy to donate product to reinvigorate the small playhouse.   
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