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Any recommendations for low-VOC Danish oils/finishes?

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Jof

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Evening all.

As a man who has grown tired of Ronseal (etc) headaches I thought I'd reach out for a bit of advice. I'm looking for some low-VOC finishes for table tops and chairs (plus the odd wood carving!). Anything that doesn't require leaving the work in the shed for a couple of weeks to off-gas and can be applied with a rag. Current projects are oak and walnut. Carvings are lime

Did some Googling and Tried & True's Danish oil and finishes have good reviews but it's an arm and a leg to import from USA.

What's worked for you?
 

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Rustins acrylic varnish? Linseed oil, tung oil, there’s a plethora to choose from, depends what you’re making
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I use Colron danish oil - I really like the finish you get.
if you look at the ‘post a photo of the last thing you made’ thread you’ll see a solitaire board I’ve made using three coats to finish the teak board with.

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Colron danish oil is pretty easy to work with. We use it on butcher block countertops and kitchen tables and it’s absorbed quickly and isn’t too VOCy (if that‘s a word). I apply it with a lint free rag, let it soak (if required) and wipe the excess. Takes a few applications to get a full water repellant layer but we have a countertop that’s taken some daily abuse with a Colron danish finish and still looks good
 

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Just Googled and I'm pretty sure I used some of that on some boxes but remember it having quite a strong vapour :/

Has anyone here tried Rubio Monocoat?
 
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