Achieving a smooth and sustainable finish for furniture can be a daunting task. Many homeowners want to find a product that is easy to apply and provides a durable finish. Hemp oil is an ideal option for those seeking a natural solution for their furniture needs. Not only does hemp oil provide a beautiful finish, but it is also a sustainable and eco-friendly option. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of using hemp oil for furniture, how to apply it, and how to maintain it for a long-lasting finish. With a few simple steps, you can achieve a smooth and sustainable finish for your furniture with hemp oil.

What are the benefits of using hemp oil as a furniture finish?

Using hemp oil as a furniture finish offers several benefits. Hemp oil is natural and eco-friendly, making it a great choice for those looking to reduce their environmental impact. Hemp oil is also highly durable, providing a longer lasting finish that is resistant to cracking and peeling. Additionally, hemp oil is easy to apply and can be buffed to a soft luster. The natural color of hemp oil helps to enhance the beauty of wood grains, making it a great choice for furniture finishes.

How long does hemp oil take to fully cure?

The length of time it takes for hemp oil to fully cure depends on several factors, including the type and thickness of the oil, the temperature and humidity of the environment, and the surface the oil is applied to. Generally speaking, it can take anywhere from one to three months for hemp oil to fully cure.

What types of wood are best suited for a hemp oil furniture finish?

Hemp oil is an excellent choice for a furniture finish because it is food-safe and non-toxic, and it is easily absorbed into wood. The best wood types for a hemp oil finish include softer woods such as pine, cedar, poplar, and redwood, as well as hardwoods such as cherry, oak, and walnut.

How often should hemp oil furniture be re-oiled?

Hemp oil furniture should be re-oiled every 6-12 months, depending on the amount of use the furniture gets. It is important to keep the furniture properly moisturized to maintain its appearance and durability. Re-oiling the furniture will also help protect the wood from water damage and dirt buildup.

How is hemp oil furniture finish different from other wood finishes?

Hemp oil furniture finish is a natural, eco-friendly product that is derived from the hemp plant. It is made from the cold-pressed oil of the hemp seeds and has a unique chemical composition which makes it superior to other wood finishes. Hemp oil furniture finish does not contain any volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and it is non-toxic and safe for people and the environment. It is also highly water-resistant and can provide a durable finish that will last for many years. In addition, hemp oil furniture finish is easy to apply and can be used on a wide range of wood surfaces, including bare wood and previously finished wood.

But once I saw it in person, I changed my mind. Sure, the Burl Wood Veneer had dried out from age and looked dull from years of use, but it was in almost perfect condition. After applying just ONE coat of furniture Hemp Oil , this cabinet is looking wood-licious on the inside and out! It can be applied with a sponge, brush, shop towel, or any lint-free cloth or just pour it on and rub it in with your hand! In the pic below, the left side has one coat of Hemp Oil rubbed on and the right side is the original wood. The Hemp Oil takes around 12 hours to dry and dries to a matte finish. I love this close-up image below. This is how the hemp oil looks once it all dry. It dries to an all-natural-looking matte wood finish! I hope whoever purchases this gorgeous wood cabinet has a real appreciation for it and admires its natural beauty. For sure! If you are unsure, text a little one on the back of the headboard or in an inconspicuous area. I think it will make a huge difference. So lovely, as usual! Do you have any idea if you can seal a piece with Hemp Oil and then use a transfer on it? Wondering if you can you Hemp Oil to seal transfers.. I would much prefer using an oil over a water-based top coat! Thanks Peggy! ANY type of oil and this includes an oil-based wax will dilute the transfers adhesion. Can you imagine the cabinet as a liquor cabinet? Place mirror on the 3 interior walls, replace the wood shelves with glass ones and Walla you have a gorgeous piece of furniture. There are some pieces that just call for NO paint and this is one of them. Howdy Do Hemp Oil is the best for this type of restoration! LOVE it! Great job Denise. Thank you for showing us how to use hemp oil! But is it possible to successfully paint over a piece after having used hemp oil on it? Great question btw! Hermoso es poco a decir, que manera de descubrir la belleza de la madera. Hi Denise, Greetings from Spain! Beautiful is little to say, what a way to discover the beauty of wood. I wonder if hemp oil is durable enough to apply to a sink counter in the bathroom? Hi Mery! Hemp Oil is water-resistant but not waterproof. That said, it can and has been used to seal wood floors, butcher blocks, wood kitchen counters and wood mixing spoons etc so it must hold up really well. Just keep in mind reapplication would be needed periodically. Every year or so. I would not have painted it. What a sweet little cabinet! Thanks, Denise! Super easy to use and it makes such a difference! I love how this turned out, thank you so much for breaking down the use of hemp oil! If there is still a factory finish on it you will be able to tell Lynnell. The Hemp Oil will not absorb. It will kind of puddle or pool because it has nothing to sink and absorb into. Hope this helps. Hi, you mentioned that is can be used over paint but I wondered if it is best to use on dark colours only, also which types of paint can it be used on, thanks and I love the cabinet, it is beautiful x. Hi Pauline! And it works best with porous paints such as chalk paint or milk paints. I just purchased Voodoo stain to cover a wood top table, would you say they are similar? I agree. I was shocked when I picked it up and it was in such great shape. You can use Hemp Oil to seal Voodoo Gel stain. They process the furniture hemp oil differently taking out the amino acids so it dries and cures. Great question tho I forgot to add this into the post so thank YOU! I love this cabinet! I love antiques and preserve them if at all possible. This turned out great. I do like painted furniture but sometimes the wood should be showcased, beautiful piece. HI Elinor! Hi Denise. What a beautiful cabinet. Gorgeous results. This turned out so beautifully! Yes I have and it works amazing! You can see how hemp oil works to seal paint here. Do you think hemp oil can be used on outside stuff, like a stained front door? Just keep in mind you will have to reapply periodically. I have an grandfather clock that is in excellent condition but it needs a little refresh. Then along came your post and I think I found exactly what I need! Glad to know about this oil. I have several pieces that could use a good oiling! Good decision not to paint and a good lesson for all of us who follow you. What a stunning piece!!! How do you feel it differs from using the old fashioned lemon oil treatment? Hi Cate! This piece has sold. I posted it on FBMP and had 11 inquires within the first hour! I often see furniture and wonder why someone would paint it, yet they do. Sometimes the piece just tells a story and why would you want to paint over that? There is beauty in the wood and it tells of a time gone by. I love pieces that are redone and painted as well, but I think there should be care in deciding which pieces are meant for painting. You are an incredibly talented painter, but I absolutely love that you also see furniture in its natural beauty. I agree and thanks, Terry! That was so beautiful!