you notice how the checking occurs on the unsealed side of this
board? The checks stop (or never start) on the sealed side. Amazing
Wood sealed with Olympic Maximum Cedar Natural Tone doesn't allow water
in. This eliminates expansion and contraction. The movement of
the wood causes the checking. The checks allow the water deeper
and deeper into the wood. The checks rarely turn into cracks and
don't cause rotting, but the furniture is more appealing without
the checks. "Olympic Maximum Cedar Natural Tone is the best sealer against checking
I have ever seen." says Baldwin Lawn Furniture owner Max
Consumer Reports rated Olympic Maximum Cedar Natural Tone to be the
best transparent sealer in the a recent issue.
The trick to beautiful furniture is to protect it
from the suns ultra-violet rays with a top quality UV blocking
sealer like Olympic Maximum Cedar Natural Tone.
This Classic Rocking Chair has been outdoors
for almost a year. The rich luster has diminished, the UV protection
has weakened and some color fading has occured. The wax on the
surface has also partially worn off making it possible to paint
Open your care kit and find the following items:
1 Quart of Olympic Maximum Cedar Natural Tone.
1 Can opener.
1 Stir stick.
1 3M Scotch pad.
1 Paint Brush.
4 Latex gloves and
1 Instruction booklet.
You will need to remove the steel clips which keep the cap on
during transport. Use the can opener.
If you don't have a Baldwin Care Kit either
order one or go buy/find these items. You will also need a drop
cloth or tarp.
Use the 3M Scotch pad to lightly scrub the
furniture. This accomplishes two goals. First it removes any grit,
grim or sand and secondly it breaks up the layer of wax so the
new oil can get in.
focus on the level surfaces because they get the most wear and
Spead out a drop cloth or tarp of some sort
to protect your grass or driveway.
Put the gloves on.
Take the cap off the quart.
Stir the oil with our custom stir stick.
Note: This oil is thin and goes a long way.
Chances are you will have a lot left over. Plan on storing the
care kit in a heated storage room for use next year. The shelf
life is many years.
Now the fun part. Dip the brush and let the oil
There's no way to do this wrong. Just brush the
oil on. It's very easy.
Oh yea - one thing: Don't do this in the direct
sun on a hot day. The product will gas off too quickly before
the ingredients get a chance to soak in. An overcast day or doing
the job in the shade is recommended.
last thing to do is either place your furniture in the garage
to keep it from getting rained on.
If you suspect it might rain and you don't have
a garage let the furniture dry a few hours then cover it with
a tarp and tie it from blowing off.
This process is very simple and doesn't take long
and it makes a big difference. It really makes the furniture look
Please call us if you have any questions: 1-800-344-5103.