Treatment for new oak windows

Postby mervyndarby » Wed Sep 24, 2008 7:58 pm

Is it realistic to leave new oak windows untreated so that they will weather silver grey, and if not what clear treatment is suitable to protect them?
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Postby welsh brickie » Thu Sep 25, 2008 9:12 am

you can use clear high grade yacht varnish.
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Postby RedSetter » Wed Jan 07, 2009 3:09 pm

Or Oil them, lots of different ones available, test on a bit of scrap timber.
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