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Mark Green 03-28-2019 09:04 AM

Flaxseed Oil
 
I've just switched to flaxseed oil, everything looks great ! I'm just curious, how many layers until it looks black ? It's all a nice dark gray but no sheen to it yet. Any ideas ?

StephenH 03-28-2019 04:33 PM

Re: Flaxseed Oil
 
How many layers do you have now? Are you going to use them or are they just for display? After 2-3 layers I'd just cook with them, they'll blacken up with usage...then flake. LOL

Mark Green 03-28-2019 05:11 PM

Re: Flaxseed Oil
 
It appears the magic number is 4, starting to get a sheen and get dark. I'm putting on very light layers, from what I've read, it shouldn't flake off.

StephenH 03-29-2019 09:08 PM

Re: Flaxseed Oil
 
Oh, yeah, the magic number was six when I tried it. Are you going to use it or hang it?

Greg Brunett 03-30-2019 05:44 AM

Re: Flaxseed Oil
 
I tried it and didnt like it. It isnt very durable. Ill stick to crisco.

WallyF 03-30-2019 12:47 PM

Re: Flaxseed Oil
 
Some information about flaxseed oil here:

http://www.castironcollector.com/seasoning.php


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