Exterior Finish Coatings

#690 Clear Log Oil

COLOR(S): Clear.

PRODUCT TYPE: Modified Alkyd Log Oil.

DESCRIPTION: Designed for use on logs, especially new log homes to preserve the natural color of the wood. When applied properly, surfaces retain their natural color without darkening or graying. This product is to serve as a protective coating and is not intended to be used as a full coat gloss finish. See below for application instructions. Note: UV inhibitor may be added to protect the finish from premature yellowing caused by intense sunlight. For extra protection from mildew: Log oil may be supplied with additional mildewcide.

Intended Use: Protective coating for logs, log homes, or wood.


VISCOSITY: 65 k.u.

DRY TO TOUCH: 4-6 hours


TACK FREE: 8 hours


TIME TO RECOAT: 24-48 hours

WEIGHT PER GALLON: 7.78 lbs. per gal.

DRY HARD: 12 hours

V.O.C.: 350 grams per liter



PACKAGING: 1 or 5 gallon containers

BATCH: Stock

PRACTICAL COVERAGE: 300-400 square feet per gallon depending on porosity of surface.

SURFACE PREPARATION: All surfaces must be clean, dry and free of all surface contaminants and loose materials. If an oil stain has been previously applied, make sure that it has dried sufficiently before applying the Log Oil. Ideal moisture content of the wood for coating is between 18-25%.

APPLICATION: For best results, apply by brush liberally, keeping a constant wet edge and working the Log Oil into the surface. If spraying, it is desireable to either back brush or back roll after spraying in order to work the material into the pores of the surface. It is designed as a sealer intended to provide protection for the logs from darkening and weather attack therefore is is important to thoroughly work the material into the surface.

THINNING: Thin if necessary with Farwest #602 Mineral Spirits.

CLEAN-UP: Tools and equipment may be cleaned with Farwest #602 Mineral Spirits.

LIMITED WARRANTY. To the best of our knowledge, the technical data presented above is true and accurate at the date of issuance and subject to change without prior notice. Farwest Paint Manufacturing Co. guarantees its products to conform to its standards of quality control. Liability is limited to replacement of product. No other warranty or guarantee of any kind is made by Farwest Paint Manufacturing, implied or otherwise.