I used waste oil on this trailer deck, Ash from sawmill, not dry. The oil sucked in pretty good. Difference between the wet and dry is 1 week.
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Haven't looked at after some snow on it. I rolled on with paint roller, pretty liberally. Not slippery after a week or so.
Interesting. And what does that do? Help it evaporate faster? Sink into the wood better?
I'm going to do another experiment at some point - another little walkway and do part of it untreated, part treated with your oil/gas mix, part with some proper sealer, and maybe another part with something else. Just let it sit for years and see what happens. It will probably be part of my in-laws' walkway. It needs help anyway.