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Antique Oil Finish

Minwax® Antique Oil Finish


Minwax™ Antique Oil Finish is an oil-based protective finish that gives wood a soft, hand-rubbed luster. It's durable, easily maintained, and highly resistant to staining.

  • Minwax™ Antique Oil Finish may be used over finished and unfinished wood.
  • Antique Oil Finish is recommended for interior wood surfaces such as cabinets, tables, paneling, doors and trim. It works by penetrating the wood.
  • It may be used over wood stained with Minwax™ Wood Finish™, or other Minwax™ wood stains, or applied directly to bare wood to enhance its beauty.

Product Details

Application Tool: Cloth or brush
Recoat: After 24 hours
Dry Time: 5-10 minutes prior to buffing
Cleanup: Mineral spirits or paint thinner following the manufacturer's safety instructions
Coverage: Approximately 14m2 per 946ml
Coats: 2 or 3
Recommended Uses: Furniture, antiques, woodwork, cabinets, doors, paneling, accessories
Interior: Clear Protection



  1. Surface must be dry and free of wax, grease, polish, dirt, and other foreign matter, or old finishes in poor condition.
  2. Sand to obtain a smooth, uniform surface. Remove all dust with a cloth dampened with mineral spirits.
  3. Wipe or brush on a generous coat of Minwax™ Antique Oil. Apply in the direction of the grain.
  4. After 5-10 minutes, buff evenly with a clean, lint-free cloth.
  5. Wait 24 hours and apply a second coat. Two coats are recommended.
  6. For additional gloss, coat a third time after 24 hours.

CLEANUP: Use mineral spirits or paint thinner following manufacturer's safety instructions

COVERAGE: Approximately 14m2 per 946ml

Note: If buffing is difficult, recoat surface immediately and buff. Not recommended for floors.

Material Safety Data Sheet


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