Rubio Monocoat Fumed is a unique treatment solution designed to give wood a weathered, grayish appearance, simulating the aging process that occurs naturally over time. This product is part of the Rubio Monocoat line, renowned for its quality and environmental friendliness in wood finishing and treatment. When applied, Rubio Monocoat Fumed reacts with the tannins in the wood, creating a varied and natural-looking patina that can range from light gray to nearly black, depending on the wood type and its tannin content. This process accentuates the wood’s grain and character, making it a popular choice for those seeking an antique or rustic aesthetic without waiting for the natural aging process.
In addition to its aesthetic benefits, Rubio Monocoat Fumed offers a user-friendly and environmentally safe application. The product is easy to apply and does not require overlapping, making it suitable for both DIY enthusiasts and professional woodworkers. It’s particularly well-suited for use on oak, where it can produce especially striking results. After treatment with Fumed, it is recommended to finish the wood with one of Rubio Monocoat’s protective oils, which will seal the fumed effect and provide lasting durability. This combination of treatment and finish ensures that wood surfaces are not only beautifully aged but also protected from wear, tear, and environmental factors.