Artwork for eternity

Osmo Einmal-Lasur HS Plus provides tourist attraction in Taiwan optimum protection and a long-lasting attractive appearance.

The Chiayi Region of Taiwan is known for the impressive Mount Alishan. The Alishan Forest Railway is one of only three remaining highland railways in the world and allows views into the surrounding lush forest area, which is a dominant feature of the landscape and forms the basis of the region’s economy still today. It is no wonder why the artist Wang Wen-Chih chose to preserve the main components of the Region – timber and railway sleepers in combination with rattan cane, copper and boulders – for all eternity in an impressive art installation: the popular attraction “the Song of the Forest”.

Since most the materials used are made of wood, it is important to give this renewable raw material the best protection possible – namely with Osmo Einmal-Lasur HS Plus, a transparent satin wood stain based on natural oils. Thanks to its high coverage and its fast drying properties, Osmo Einmal-Lasur HS Plus is predestined to coat a structure of this size. It provides wooden elements a microporous breathable surface and makes them water and dirt repellent. Now the wood can reliably withstand even the warm moist climate of Taiwan – UV radiation or humidity can do it no harm. Suited to the airy structure and natural materials used in the Song of the Forest, Osmo Einmal-Lasur HS Plus as a natural coating impresses by not containing any biocides and preservatives, and therefore it is safe for humans, animals and plants. When first after many years the coating has to be renewed, the wood stain can be easily recoated without any sanding. This guarantees Wang Wen-Chih’s artwork a long life and a long-lasting beauty – artwork for eternity.

On all wood surfaces in outdoor areas, such as timber decking, carports, garden furniture and fencing, Osmo Einmal-Lasur HS Plus can be used. It comes in 13 different colours, from classic Pine or Teak to Scandinavian Red and Fir Green as well as Ebony. The surface will not crack, flake or peel.