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Hi, I have a walnut bench that I have applied three coats of Danish oil to, wet sanding the second two. I have just a little woodworking experience and this is the first time that I have used Danish oil.
I've read that the danish oil finish will loose its lustre and need to be refreshed after a couple years. This will be difficult to do in the case of my bench which will have a danish cord seat (the cording will wrap around the wood surface). I would like to put a final finish over the oil finish that will protect it and extend its life before I do the cording work. I've read that Watco's solvent wax is a option as is a coat of polyurethane.
I'm wondering if anyone here has an opinion on either of these options, or any other advice that might be useful. I don't want the finish to be overly thick, I like the smooth texture that I have now, but I would like it to not require re-finishing anytime soon.