Wood Wax Finish

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Osmo Wood Wax Finish is a satin-matte wood finish which combines all the advantages of oils and waxes in one unique product. Resistant to water and dirt, very durable and smooths wood surfaces. Easy application – no need for a primer or sanding between coats, which saves time and money. Resistant against liquid spillages and the dry finish is safe for humans, plants and animals.

  • Suitable for all interior use
  • Wood grain remains visible with transparent tones and wood grain can be hidden with intensive tones
  • Based on renewable raw materials – soybean, sunflower, thistle oil, and carnauba and candelilla wax

  • Extremely durable and hard-wearing – will not crack, flake or peel
  • Water resistant – suitable for kitchens, bathrooms, and other rooms exposed to high humidity
  • Can be spot-repaired and refreshed without sanding
  • Resistant to wine, beer, cola, coffee, tea, fruit juice, milk and water according to DIN 68861-1A
  • Safe for humans, animals and plants and is suitable for children’s toys as per EN 71.3
  • Made in Germany – Conforms to strict German and European norms
  • Easily applied with a brush, roller, buffing pad, or cloth


Approx. Coverage

24-48m²/L (258-517 ft2/L) per coat

Number of Coats

1 coat = Transparent Colour
2 coats = Intensive Colour

Application Temp.

+5°C to 35°C

Approx. Dry Time

12 hrs.


5mL, .125L, 0.375L, 0.750L, 2.5L




Transparent (1-coat): Apply a thin coat with a lint-free cloth.

  1. Work product thinly and evenly onto wood using cloth
  2. For a more solid colour, ensure product is applied evenly, then proceed to step 5
  3. For a subtle effect: allow roughly 15-minutes for oils to penetrate and then proceed to step 4
  4. Working with the grain, remove all excess product from surface with a clean lint-free cloth
  5. Allow 12 hours drying time. Allow for good ventilation whilst drying.
  6. For flooring, a top coat of Polyx®-Oil 3031/3043/3011 is required for added durability against wear and stains

Intensive (2-coats): Apply two thin coats with a lint-free cloth.

  1. Once first coat has dried (12 hours) apply a second thin coat for a solid colour
  2. Allow 12 hours drying time. Allow for good ventilation whilst drying.
  3. Two coats is not recommended for high-wear surfaces like flooring
Apply two thin coats with an Osmo Floor Brush or Osmo Natural Bristle Brush for smaller areas.

  1. Apply with the brush thinly along the wood grain on the clean and dry wood surface
  2. For a subtle glazing effect, apply thinly with a cloth, and within 20 minutes wipe away excess
  3. Allow 12 hours drying time before recoating. Allow for good ventilation whilst drying.
  4. Apply second coat following the previous steps
  5. Clean brush with Osmo Brush Cleaner and Thinner (benzene-free) or Turpentine

WARNING: Cloths saturated with product are a spontaneous combustion hazard and should be left out unfolded until dried, prior to disposal or preferably stored in a proper fireproof container.

Apply one thin coat with an Osmo FloorxCenter or floor-buffing machine.

  1. Stir the Wood Wax Finish well prior to use.
  2. Trowel the product thinly onto the floor using an Osmo Double Sided Scraper or similar.
  3. Disperse and polish the floor using a floor buffer and white pads.
  4. There is too much material on the surface when you can see rings. Turn the pad over.
  5. Allow 12 hours drying time. Allow for good ventilation whilst drying
  6. In order to protect the pigments, 1-coat of clear Osmo Polyx®-Oil is necessary as a top coat

Tinting: Osmo Wood Wax Finish can also be used to lightly tint Polyx®-Oil 3054 up to a ratio of 10:1. Do not exceed a ratio of 10 parts Polyx®-Oil 3054 to 1 part Wood Wax Finish.


Application Instructions