Vagabond Oil & Paint, Co.

100% Pure Tung Oil: Waterproof Natural Wood Finish & Sealer

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Enhance the Natural Beauty of Wood with Vagabond's Premium 100% Pure Tung Oil

Vagabond’s 100% Pure Tung Oil. Premier quality is a low odor, waterproof finish for wood and a variety of porous substrates for indoor & outdoor use. Penetrates deep into the surface offering a warm look that enhances the natural beauty of wood!

  • Approved for food contact
  • Perfect for a wide-variety of uses indoor & outdoor: New Unfinished Wood, Weathered Wood, Stripped Wood, Concrete Floors and Countertop, Even Brick, Stone, and Cast Iron
  • Easy to use: Wipe Tung Oil with a Soft Towel and Allow Tung Oil to Cure at Room Temperature(Above 50℉ or 10℃)
  • Hard Drying Waterproof Protection: Vagabond Tung Oil can be used as a waterproof wood sealer. Form a waterproof finish, provides a protective barrier to all wood products after use.
  • Perfect for all wood surfaces: Vagabond Tung Oil is considered non-toxic when dry, it is great for cutting boards, butcher blocks, countertops, wooden bowls, wooden utensils, and more
  • We recommend 3-5 coats of 100% Tung Oil for a beautiful long lasting finish
    • 16 ounces will cover 50 square feet of wood with a single coat
    • 32 ounces will cover 100 square feet of wood with a single coat
    • 64 ounces will cover 200 square feet of wood with a single coat







Unlock the Beauty and Durability of Wood with 100% Pure Tung Oil

Oh sweet, sweet tung oil - if wood could sing, it would idolize this magical oil. Tung oil helps your wood surfaces last longer by creating a protective barrier that keeps out water and other damaging elements. Plus, it highlights the beauty of wood by giving it a translucent finish.

At Vagabond Oil & Paint, Co., we make and sell 100% Pure Tung Oil. Our oils are unaltered - don’t contain synthetic additives or petroleum distillates, meaning you get nature's gift in its purest form available - as tung oil is derived from the nut of the Tung tree. This post underlines the value of tung oil in unearthing the hidden beauty of wood.

Benefits of 100% Pure Tung Oil: Enhancing Wood's Aesthetic Appeal

Tung oil is like the magic potion of wood care. If you've ever seen a wooden piece that looks meh, you know what we're discussing. This versatile oil helps improve the aesthetics of various wood surfaces, from cutting boards to countertops and everything in between. What's more, tung oil is an eco-friendly product - as it's a natural, plant-based product. So, consider adding a coat of tung oil to your arsenal if you want to give your wooden bowls, utensils, and other accessories a facelift.

Revealing the Natural Beauty and Grain of Wood with Tung Oil

Often, homeowners hide their wood surfaces under layers of paint or varnish. As a result, wood’s natural charm is lost. Tung oil helps reveal the wood grain, giving it a luxurious look without compromising its natural state. But how does it do the trick? For starters, it penetrates deeply, giving wood a natural glow. While at it, it serves as a protective sealant, making surfaces resistant to waterborne stains.

Creating a Rich and Lustrous Finish With Tung Oil

Forget about run-of-the-mill polishes if you want your surfaces to resemble fine furniture. Instead, turn to tung oil to create a lustrous finish sure to wow onlookers. The oil works seeps into the wood's pores, making it glow. Heck, you can apply it on concrete floors, brick, cast iron gates, or stone - and watch as it transforms these surfaces from bland to delightful.

Exploring the Versatility of Tung Oil for Various Wood Types and Styles

Tung oil creates a waterproof finish and acts as a protective battier against strains and scratches. Whether you have an unfinished piece, an old weathered beauty, a stripped-down favorite, or your outdoor furniture needs a refresh, the oil brings out the wooden masterpiece's hidden beauty. Its broad application spectrum also makes it a great choice for all kinds of wood surfaces, including oak, cypress, walnut teak - you name it.

How to Use 100% Pure Tung Oil Effectively: Preparing the Wood Surface

Consider preparing your wood surface before applying tung oil to ensure proper adhesion and quality results. Usually, this implies sanding down the wood to eliminate bumps, scratches, dull areas, or imperfections that would otherwise interfere with the oil's effectiveness. Also, wipe your surface with a tack cloth or microfiber towel to remove dust and other debris after sanding.

Proper Cleaning and Sanding Techniques for Optimal Tung Oil Application

To clean the surface before tung oil application, use a wet cloth to wipe it down using long, linear strokes or smooth circles while working against the grain. Once done, give it a few minutes to dry, and then take a high-grit sandpaper (around 120-grit) and run it over the surface's outer face using tight circles to smooth out grain imperfections. While at it, sand the corners and edges you plan to finish.

Addressing Any Repairs or Imperfections Before Applying Tung Oil

Inconsistencies on the surface can lead to an uneven finish. To avoid this, use wood putty to fill holes or dents. Then, sand the area with medium-grit sandpaper before switching to high-grit paper for a smooth finish. If some of the putty doesn’t sand off easily, don't force it. Instead, wait for it to dry and lightly sand the surface until level with the rest of the wood.

Tips for Ensuring a Smooth and Even Surface Preparation

To properly prepare your surface, check for missed spots that need sanding or puttying before applying oil. Also, sand the wood using long strokes for consistent results - and avoid circular patterns, as these create swirls or streaks that can ruin the finish. You may also use a vacuum cleaner to suck up dust for a smooth appearance.

Maintenance and Care Tips

We should prioritize proper maintenance and care to ensure your surfaces stay in their prime condition. In other words, a simple routine of cleaning and refinishing over time can extend the lifespan of your treasured pieces. Proper maintenance helps ensure the oil does its trick and preserves your wooden surfaces. With that in mind, the pointers hereunder can help ensure that treated wood retains its luster for years.

Guidelines for Proper Cleaning and Maintenance of Tung Oil-treated Wood

For starters, avoid chemical-based cleaners as they can damage the surface. Instead, use soap and warm water to clean or a damp cloth to wipe off the dirt. Also, let the oil set for at least two weeks in a cool environment (above 50℉ or 10℃) free of moisture.

Tips for Rejuvenating and Refreshing the Tung Oil Finish Over Time

Your finish may need touch-ups at least once every two years, depending on how often you use the furniture or its exposure to the environment. To achieve a refreshed appearance, use light- to medium-grit sandpaper or steel wool to remove dirt. Then, apply tung oil over the surface using a clean cloth before buffing the surface for a lustrous appearance.

Addressing Common FAQs Related to Tung Oil Maintenance and Care

Tung oil creates a natural, non-toxic finish and is approved for food contact. It's also easy to apply, making it a great option for DIYers. Homeowners will also be pleased to know that it works on all wood surfaces.

And to create a lasting finish, apply three to five coats - depending on the desired results. Also, avoid placing hot items directly onto tung oil finishes, and clean the surfaces gently and regularly with a damp cloth. 

Experience the Difference: Unlock Wood's Potential with 100% Pure Tung Oil

As 100% Pure Tung Oil manufacturers, Vagabond Oil & Paint, Co. helps unlock your wooden surfaces' potential and achieve the luster you desire. Our versatile finish helps preserve various surfaces by guarding against fading, moisture, scratching, and mold growth.

Plus, our range of quality wood coatings is ideal for any project. Whether you’re tackling a major renovation job or a simple repair, our oils help deliver the results you're after. As such, you may apply it on your boat's deck, patio furniture, fence, treasured antique heirlooms, or whatever else you can think of. Pop over to our site at and grab a 16, 32, or 64-ounce container of tung oil for your upcoming project - and let the magic happen.

Name, Address, and Phone

Vagabond Oil & Paint, Co., PO Box 291, Anacortes, WA 98221, (206) 419-7258


Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
David Orris
Excellent option in lieu of stain

The oil was delivered timely and exceeded expectations.

Mary Cannons
Super fast shipping! I like the product.

Great shipping and I love the product.


Great communication, lightening fast shipping, well packaged and wonderful product. 100% recommended! Thanks so much!!

Dan Herren
havent used it yet

took almost 2 weeks to get here. thats ok. one cap was broken off but the plug was still in. very small leakage. p.o. put it on its side. it needed a this side up sticker. everything turned out ok. barely. if its really 100 tung oil were all good

Pure Tung Oil

the Pure Tung Oil worked so beautifully on our Teak outdoor table, the finish has never looked better, restored it to its natural beauty and smells great!

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