HEMP OIL | cast iron

My absolute favorite product in the Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint line is Hemp Oil, hands down.  It is so incredibly versatile.  Besides regularly using it as a top coat and occasionally as a resist, I find numerous uses for it around the house.

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Last time I stopped by the blog, I shared how I put Hemp Oil to work in the kitchen on dried out wooden utensils and cutting boards.

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Since then I have taken it to cast iron.  We’ve mentioned that it can be used to oil cast iron pots but I thought it was time to put it to the test and capture a before and after to share with you.

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I put my Dutch oven to work on a regular basis making soups.  After this last run, it was begging for some oil and I feared it would rust.  I can’t believe I am going to share the gross before shot on the world-wide web.  Purely for the sake of education here it is…

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Whew, now that we got that out-of-the-way, let me show you how I resolved the situation in a matter of minutes.  Rather than using a brush for application, I opted for a thick blue shop towel.  I just squirted a few drops on.  A little bit of hemp oil goes a long way on cast iron since it isn’t porous and absorbent.  You want just enough oil to coat the surface.

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This is certainly not the most beautiful “makeover” you’ve seen here yet it is incredibly practical.

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Be sure to move your hemp oil from your workshop to the kitchen from time to time.  It works wonders!

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5 thoughts on “HEMP OIL | cast iron

  1. house paint colors

    It would be better if you sand the peeling paint. Once all the walls are smooth, paint all surfaces with a primer. They have primers that will cover oil based or water based so that you can then paint over it with the base you choose..

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