The color samples shown above were made on solid ash wood and are for reference purposes only. Always test the color on a hidden area of the wood to verify your desired color before using.
L.Co’s uses raw tung oil and organic iron oxide pigments which allow the color to penetrate deep into the wood grain for a more clear and natural look. Color Oil is easy to apply, mix and match shades of color and is ideal for coloring unfinished wood furniture, hardwood floors, cabinets and trim.
With 8 colors to choose from, you can find the right shade to match your project. L.Co Color Oils can also be mixed together for an even more perfect match. The tung oil in L.Co Color Oil penetrates deep into wood and seals fibers beneath the surface to achieve a durable, hand-rubbed appearance. L.Co Color Oil is easy to clean, maintain or spot repair and is safe to use on children’s toys and furniture as well as food contact surfaces.
• Higher pigment content so you apply less and save more.
• Adds a natural beauty to any bare or stripped wood surface.
• Penetrates the wood substrate to color inside the wood.
• L.Co Color Oil seals, protects and colors wood in one step.
• Forms a protective finish against common spills and moisture.
• Easy to clean, maintain and spot repair.
Directions for use:
Surface must be dry, clean and free of existing coatings before applying. Prepare the surface of the wood by sanding with 220 grit sandpaper until smooth. Mix Color Oil well before and during application. Apply with a soft cotton rag, brush, or spray gun allowing the color to penetrate the wood for a few minutes to achieve desired color. Remove excess with a clean cloth wiping in the direction of the grain. For a deeper color or different effect, apply a second coat of color after 2-4 hours. Allow L.Co Color Oil to dry completely and seal with L.Co Tung Oil Finish, Topcoat or Exterior Varnish following directions on the label.
Clean application tools immediately with mineral spirits or turpentine. Properly dispose of rags, applicators and waste.
Coverage | Thinning:
4 Liters covers approximately 68 square meters per coat. One Liter covers approximately 17 square meters per coat. No thinning necessary.
Allow surface to dry 2-4 hours before applying additional coats. Poor ventilation, high humidity, cool temperatures and subsequent coats may have increased dry times. *See our support page for more information on drying and curing.
Mineral spirits, modified alkyd resin, raw tung oil, pigment, dryers.
Non-toxic when fully cured.
Color Oil Jet Black Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
Color Oil Espresso Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
Color Oil Russet Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
Color Oil Bright Gold Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
Color Oil Biscuit Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
Color Oil Pebble Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
Color Oil Driftwood Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
Color Oil Whitewash Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
At L.Co we take great care to ensure the safety of all of our products. We pledge that every product we make, and every product we will ever make, will meet the safety demands of health-conscious consumers. We guarantee that all of our products meet US Federal Drug Administration (FDA) requirements for the use of its coatings on food contact surfaces. We will never use toxic heavy metals or their compounds in any of our products. Our raw materials are sourced from internationally recognized and trusted suppliers with proper documentation and certification of their materials.
3rd party testing.
L.Co products meet or exceed the standards for wood coatings specified by the US FDA, EU REACH, the migration of elements required by the European Standard “Safety of Toys” EN 71 Part 3: 2013+A1:2014, Canada’s Consumer Product Safety Directorate (CPSD), and the US Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). These detailed reports are made available to all of our customers on our website: https://lco-vn.com/support/
L.Co uses all natural plant based oils and organic earth pigments from sustainable resources in our products. This means you can feel better about what you are putting on your projects. L.Co proudly works directly with local farmers to sustainably grow, harvest, and cold-press our raw tung oil that is used in every one of our products.