Wax

Putting Shellac Over Wax

Can I put Shellac over wax? Wax is often meant to be used as a final topcoat. It is not advisable to use any substance, let alone Shellac, over wax. Doing so will be a waste of Shellac because the finish will not stick to the wax. Wax is generally very slippery and doesn’t harden…

Liberon Hard Wax Oil vs Osmo

Which is the best hard wax oil? Most hardwax oils offer different traits that the consumer may prefer. The Rubio Monocoat is a hard wax oil with a speedy drying time. It is the easiest option to apply and can offer a decent general resistance to most stains. The Blanchon Original Wood Environment oil is…

Minwax vs Varathane finishing wax

Minwax vs varathane Both minwax and varathane finishes are durable, but Miniwax is ahead of Varathane in this regard. Varathane has less penetrative qualities than those you will find in Minwax. The result of this issue is that Varathane peels off the surface in a shorter time than Miniwax. Miniwax is therefore considered to be…

Beeswax vs Varnish

Most woodworking projects involve some sort of finish, whether it’s finishing a work table, a rocker, or a bed. But before you apply any finish to your woodworking project, you must first decide what type of finish you want. The two main types of finish are varnish and beeswax. Varnish itself has been around for…

Osmo Polyx Oil vs Wood Wax finish

Osmo Polyx oil for wood floors is a wood finish that falls between varnish and a polyurethane finish. It is very durable and fills in the pores and cracks of your wood floor. In addition, it has a very high UV resistance, which ensures your floor stays beautiful even after years of use. However, Polyx…

Can you put polyurethane over wax?

It is possible to use wax for many surfaces, such as any matte porous surface. The most popular types of wood that are finished with wax include raw, stained timber and milk or chalk-painted items. Many consumers purchase wood that has already been waxed. This is limiting for them because they cannot add any extra…

Paste Wax vs Finishing Wax

When you’re working on a piece of furniture with a beautiful finish, you don’t want to take any chances. You want to protect it, but you don’t want to cover it up. So what do you do? You finish wax. But what exactly is finishing wax? Is it the same as paste wax? Overview of…