Paste Wax: the Finishing Touch

A final application of paste wax is a popular way put a shine on a dull finish.  Using a colored paste wax is also effective in disguising any imperfections on the surface of a woodcarving or on a piece of furniture. You can apply paste wax over a variety of other finishes, including varnish, shellac and drying oils, such as tung oil or boiled linseed oil.   Woodcarvers will also apply paste wax directly onto raw wood. Read more »