Introduction to Danish natural soap finishing for wood furniture.
How the Danish finish high-end quality wood furniture: a visitor to Denmark will notice the clean soft appearance of tables, chairs, bench tops and floors which is achieved by using a 100% non-toxic protectant. See an introduction to Danish natural soap finishing for wood furniture below… more…
The finished result: Australian solid hardwood timber top – with a natural soap finish – recently installed onto this compact laundry unit.
Without using industrial chemical glues and lacquers which can slowly release volatile organic compounds (VOC) into your home, a clean, soft, safe, natural surface like this can be achieved.
Step 1. Using natural pure soap flakes, water is added and a paste is formed ready for application onto this raw Australian hardwood bench top.
Step 2. Using a cloth the paste is easily smoothed all over the surface and all residue is allowed to soak and dry.
After 2 more coats – approximate application each time, 5 minutes – the top is allowed to dry before installation.