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Wood Wax Finish



Osmo Wood Wax Finish combines all the advantages of oils and waxes in one unique product. Resistant to water and dirt and very durable, the waxes smoothen the wood surface while the oils penetrate to protect from within. Easy application with a cloth, brush, or white pad – no need for a primer or sanding between coats, which saves time and money. Resistant against liquid spillages and also easy to refresh or spot-repair. When dried the surface is non-toxic and safe for humans, plants and animals.
  • 3101 Clear
  • 3102 Lightly Steemed Beech
  • 3103 Light Oak
  • 3104 Red
  • 3105 Yellow
  • 3111 White
  • 3118 Granite Grey
  • 3119 Silk Grey
  • 3123 Pine
  • 3125 Blue
  • 3131 Green
  • 3132 Grey Beige
  • 3136 Birch
  • 3137 Cherry
  • 3138 Mahogany
  • 3161 Ebony
  • 3164 Oak
  • 3166 Walnut
  • 3168 Oak Antique
  • 3169 Black
  • 3172 Silk
  • 3181 Pebble
  • 3186 White Matte
  • 3188 Snow
  • 2.5L
  • 375mL
  • 750mL
  • Sample Sachet (5mL)
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Transparent Colours

Intensive Colours


  • Suitable for all interior use
  • One coat produces a transparent colour, or two coats produces an opaque colour
  • Based on Sunflower oil, Soy bean oil, Thistle oil, Carnauba and Candelilla wax
  • Very durable and hardwearing – water and dirt resistant
  • Resistant to common liquid spillages such as water, juice, tea, cola and wine
  • Saliva-resistant and sweat-proof, suitable for children’s toys
  • Microporous, breathable finish which does not crack, peel or flake
  • No sanding necessary for spot repairs or future applications

Additional information

Weight N/A

3101 Clear, 3102 Lightly Steemed Beech, 3103 Light Oak, 3104 Red, 3105 Yellow, 3111 White, 3118 Granite Grey, 3119 Silk Grey, 3123 Pine, 3125 Blue, 3131 Green, 3132 Grey Beige, 3136 Birch, 3137 Cherry, 3138 Mahogany, 3143 Cognac, 3161 Ebony, 3164 Oak, 3166 Walnut, 3168 Oak Antique, 3169 Black, 3172 Silk, 3181 Pebble, 3186 White Matte, 3188 Snow


2.5L, 375mL, 750mL, Sample Sachet (5mL)

Application Temp.

+5°C to 35°C

Approx. Coverage

24m²/L (258ft2/L) with one coat

Approx. Dry Time


Number of Coats

1 coat = Transparent Colour 2 coats = Intensive Colour

  • Wood surfaces to be treated with wax finish must be clean, dry and free from surface dirt and debris.
  • Surface coatings such as paint, varnish and other surface sealers must be fully removed by sanding or with a suitable paint and varnish remover
  • Sand carefully before application starting with a coarse paper – final sanding for flooring should be with a P80 to P120 grit sandpaper and P120 to P150 for furniture
  • Thoroughly remove all traces of sanding dust with a vacuum cleaner before application


Transparent (1-coat): Apply a thin coat with a lint-free cloth.

  1. Work product thinly and evenly onto wood using cloth
  2. For a more solid colour, ensure product is applied evenly, then proceed to step 5
  3. For a subtle effect: allow roughly 15-minutes for oils to penetrate and then proceed to step 4
  4. Working with the grain, remove all excess product from surface with a clean lint-free cloth
  5. Allow 8-10 hours drying time. Allow for good ventilation whilst drying.
  6. For flooring, a top coat of Polyx®-Oil 3054 is required for added durability against wear and stains

Intensive (2-coats): Apply two thin coats with a lint-free cloth.

  1. Once first coat has dried (8-10 hours) apply a second thin coat for a solid colour
  2. Allow 8-10 hours drying time. Allow for good ventilation whilst drying.
  3. Two coats is not recommended for high-wear surfaces like flooring


Apply two thin coats with an Osmo Floor Brush or Osmo Natural Bristle Brush for smaller areas.

  1. Apply with the brush thinly along the wood grain on the clean and dry wood surface
  2. For a subtle glazing effect, apply thinly with a cloth, and within 20 minutes wipe away excess
  3. Allow 8-10 hours drying time before recoating. Allow for good ventilation whilst drying.
  4. Apply second coat following the previous steps
  5. Clean brush with Osmo Brush Cleaner and Thinner (benzene-free) or Turpentine

WARNING: Cloths saturated with product are a spontaneous combustion hazard and should be left out unfolded until dried, prior to disposal or preferably stored in a proper fireproof container


Apply two thin coats with an Osmo Microfibre Floor Roller.

  1. Stir the Wood Wax Finish well and pour into tray
  2. Take the Microfibre Roller and roll well on the grid of the tray
  3. Roll very thinly and evenly onto the wood following the grain
  4. Allow 8-10 hours drying time before recoating. Allow for good ventilation whilst drying.
  5. For flooring, a top coat of Polyx®-Oil 3054 is required for added durability against wear and stains
  6. Clean roller with Osmo Brush Cleaner and Thinner (benzene-free) or Turpentine

Tip: The microfiber roller should only be saturated lightly. A lightly saturated roller will allow the user to cover approximately 43-53 ft2 (4-5m2) of flooring. Please be aware that Osmo Wood Wax Finish has a high yield (see product label). Product excesses and roller tracks must be roller or smoothed out immediately.


Apply one thin coat with an Osmo FloorxCenter or floor-buffing machine.

  1. Stir the Wood Wax Finish well prior to use.
  2. Trowel the product thinly onto the floor using an Osmo Double Sided Scraper or similar.
  3. Disperse and polish the floor using a floor buffer and white pads.
  4. There is too much material on the surface when you can see rings. Turn the pad over.
  5. Allow 8-10 hours drying time. Allow for good ventilation whilst drying
  6. In order to protect the pigments, 1-coat of clear Osmo Polyx®-Oil is necessary as a top coat

Tinting: Osmo Wood Wax Finish can also be used to lightly tint Polyx®-Oil 3054 up to a ratio of 10:1. Do not exceed a ratio of 10 parts Polyx®-Oil 3054 to 1 part Wood Wax Finish.

Regular Cleaning

Surfaces treated with Osmo Wood Wax Finish Transparent should be dry wiped from time to time with a soft lint free cloth. To remove day to day, dust, dirt, scuffs and light marks use Osmo Spray Cleaner.

Deep Cleaning

For more stubborn marks, light scratches or if the surface is starting to look tired or worn, an application of Osmo Liquid Wax Cleaner may be required.

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