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Image by oakwood garden rooms - finished with Owatrol Textrol

It’s time for the yearly Owatrol customer showcase! Take a look at just a few of our favourite projects of 2023 as shared by our fantastic customers over on Instagram. We are often tagged or receive before and after photos from our fantastic customers showing us their projects that they have used Owatrol products on. […]

Cubic board image credit to Laurène Ebénisterie close up straight on

French cabinet maker and woodworker Laurène Ebénisterie created this beautiful cubic board and finished it with Owatrol Oleofloor Classic. How did Laurène create this beautiful board? She began by choosing three different shades of wood veneer to create the cube illusion. Once she had decided which ones to use, Laurène then cut, planed, filed and […]

Sleek black clad garden office

Can a garden office be used all year round? The short answer is yes! If this is something you use every month of the year, you can make it happen. However, there are things you will need to do to make sure it is safe and comfortable to use, no matter the weather. The following […]

Black wood paint vs shou sugi ban

Dark architecture and design have become more and more popular over the last few years and it’s easy to see why. There is such a wide variety of ways in which dark, bold tones can be utilised. We have seen charred timber (otherwise known as Shou Sugi Ban or Yakisugi) being used more each year, […]

Garden meadow with wildflowers

We have been looking at the latest garden trends of 2023 and thought we would share our findings to help inspire you to update your gardens and give them a bit of a makeover. The top 5 trends that we have encountered are: Use of resilient plants Growing your own fruit, veg or flowers Growing […]

JoAhna K by Captain Jack

This beautiful motor yacht, JoAhna K, has been transformed with the use of Owatrol marine products! About the JoAhna K JoAhna K (originally Beagle II) is a 58’ long passagemaker, built in 1952 and was designed by William Garden to carry a family and crew to voyage the Galapagos non-stop. After this, she then spent […]

Garden dining area surrounded by plants

It’s probably safe to say that the vast majority of us love spending time in our gardens. At the first sight of sunshine, we’re out there making the most of it! Whether it’s to be used for stress relief, doing a spot of home exercise or even a place for the kids to run around […]

Application of Textrol on a deck

Cleaning and finishing your deck doesn’t need to be an arduous task that takes the best part of a week. There are many tools you can use to help speed up the process – whilst also making the process easier. So, we’re going to list out our top tools to speed up cleaning and finishing […]