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Polishing Antique Furniture with Beeswax Polish: Before & After, Side-By-Side Comparison

Polishing Antique Furniture with Beeswax Polish: Before & After, Side-By-Side Comparison

August 05, 2019 1 Comment

I was rummaging around in the container just outside here. We have a large shipping container where we store all of our bits of old furniture that we use for repairs. And I stumbled across these two panels. Now look at these, two mahogany panels that are identical. I'm going to wax one and leave one. So we've got a before and after. People are always asking us about our polishes and why they're so good and why we as furniture restorers make them.

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How Our Beeswax Wood Polish Is Made

October 15, 2018

The complete story of our beeswax polish. Everything you ever wanted to know about Gilboy's Gold beeswax furniture polish. Including what beeswax is and how it is made by the bees.

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What is the best wood polish for antique and vintage furniture?

What is the best wood polish for antique and vintage furniture?

January 27, 2017 2 Comments

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Father's Day: Not every Dad wants a hunting knife!

Father's Day: Not every Dad wants a hunting knife!

June 09, 2016

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The Professional Way to Wax Polish Antique and Vintage Furniture

The Professional Way to Wax Polish Antique and Vintage Furniture

February 16, 2016 5 Comments

  1. If the surface to be polished is particularly dirty clean it with a slightly damp cloth and wipe dry
  2. Lay a dust sheet on the floor if you are polishing in a sensitive environment
  3. Apply the wax sparingly to the surface with ‘0000’ wire wool (It’s like cotton wool) or a soft cloth
  4. Apply in small amounts evenly and in the direction of the grain (avoid over application)
  5. Allow to dry and harden for at least 30 mins or more, longer if you can, overnight is ideal
  6. Buff with a clean cloth in the direction of the grain 

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