Pre-Treated Dust Cloth

Make your own wood and furniture polish clothes with this simple, do it yourself pre-treated dust cloth recipe.
This is a great way to reuse old flannels shirts that are worn or torn and these cloths can be reused again and again. Simply leave them in the solution, wring them out as needed and apply to the furniture or wood that needs to be polished. This also works wonders on ceiling fans as well.

Combine the following in a Large Mason Jar:
1 tablespoon Grated Ivory Soap
1 tablespoon ammonia
2 tablespoons boiled linseed oil
1 quart warm water

Soak a 10×10 piece of flannel in solution for several minutes. Wring out and hang to dry. Once washed, treat again.

Boiled linseed oil is a common ingredient available at Lowes, Home Depot, Hardware stores, as well as on amazon. It’s a combination of raw linseed oil and metallic dryers that provide a durable finish and offers scratch resistance to surfaces it’s applied to. Please do not confuse it with it’s edible cousin Linseed Oil. BOILED Linseed oil is NOT edible, nor safe to consume.

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