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What is "Linseed oil" - Definition & Explanation

Oil from the linen (flax) plant's seeds. Used as a finish, often "Boiled" (containing metallic driers) or "Raw" (natural). Also used as a component in most oil-based varnishes, including polyurethane and oil-based paints.

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