Ultra-Soft Wire Wool - 0000 Grade, Oil-Free

  • Ultra-Soft '0000' Grade Steel Wool
  • Oil-Free
  • 1x120cm length


Type: Polishing Accessories

We have found that this 0000 grade wire wool applies the wax very evenly and easily to the surface of the wood. The wool is very soft to touch and when used with even pressure will allow you to achieve a very professional antique finish. Not only will it apply the wax correctly but it will also remove any surface dirt and dust at the same time, this in turn, in many cases removes the need to clean the surface prior to waxing (as seen in our videos)

It is also very effective when applying wax to turned legs and feet, allowing the wax to reach in and clean old wax and dirt out whilst applying it at the same time. 

We also sometimes use this wire/steel wool to dull a surface prior to waxing and again to dull the finish to a satin finish after waxing. This gives a wonderful satin-waxed look and feel to the finish. It also feels fantastic to touch.

How to apply on flat surfaces..

using wire wool to apply beeswax polish

When using on flat surfaces always apply the wire wool with an open flat hand with even pressure, also ensure when applying again on flat surfaces to move your hand in a straight a line as possible otherwise your arm will naturally arc at the ends creating the same arc in the finish. Please be aware that wire wool is a light abrasive and will leave very very fine scratches on the surface of the finish. We have found that this ‘oil free’ wire / steel wool applies the wax very evenly and easily to the surface of the wood.


plastic free packaging

Environmental preservation is very important to us and we make every effort to ensure our products have a minimal impact on the environment:

  • We are not driven by a corporate cost-reduction ethos. We select our components based on quality and sustainability rather than the cheapest alternatives
  • 100% Plastic-free recyclable packaging
    • Recycled cardboard and paper from FSC-approved mixed sources
    • Packing tape that is paper & cotton based with a water-based gum adhesive which can be recycled along with the cardboard boxes
    • No polypropylene-based tape. We use biodegradable raffia twine.
  • No petrochemical solvents, we use only pure pine gum spirits of turpentine
  • Reusable Le Parfait jars with a Return & Refill 25% discount scheme
  • Our workshop roof is completely covered in solar panels and generates far more electricity than we consume
  • Our delivery partner, Royal Mail are committed to reduce their carbon emissions by 20% by 2020 and have already added 100 fully-electric vehicles to their UK fleet

Customer Reviews

Based on 78 reviews
Buffing cloth

Thanks for the super soft polishing cloth, it made a lovely job of my ash waxed media unit.
Thanks also for the personal touch, it made dealing with you a pleasure.
I would definitely use you’re products again.

Hi Ian. Thank you. We really want our customers to feel they can connect with us on a more personal level as well as producing a high quality product. Best Wishes Simon
Buffing cloth.

Delivery time was excellent, the quality of the cloth is far superior to the buffing cloths available in my home town in France. I found their instructional videos very helpful.

Really wonderful service

Not only did I get quality products on time, they came with a handwritten thank you note and a packet of flower seeds to help nurture bees in the garden. I’ll be planting those in the spring and returning to Gilboy’s. Fantastic service. Small things like that make all the difference. Oh, and did I say my antique dining table now gleams in the light?


I felt like I was feeding my eight Georgian era chairs.
Shiny and healthy was the result. The large polishing cloth is a must

Great service

Very pleased with the service given from start to finish with a little extra gift on top.

Great service, great product

Great service, great product, thsnks

Good Buffer but too many bits

Good buffer material , but as it is cut from a roll all the cut edges shed bits . Rather annoying.

Hi Alex. Thanks for your review. We did look at getting the cloth hemmed but it wasn't possible with the open weave of the pure cotton. The pay off is, it buffs our polish beautifully. We do understand it could shed small bits of cotton off the cut end but if you tuck them in it works nicely. Thank you and sorry at the same time.
Excellent product

This is my second order from Gilboys and I was again very pleased with the product. The packaging could be improved. My first purchase has really dried out since it was sent to me with a broken jar seal which should have been noticed when it was package.

Hi Jackie. Im sorry if the seal had somehow been compromised. We now use Le-Parfait jars that have a fantastic seal on them. I apologise if it was missed in the packing. Please message us if you ever would like some more. I will add some additional accessories to compensate for any loss. Kind regards ~Simon
Soft and lovely

Always love Gilboy’s product

Excellent for repair. Easy to use.

Very good quality cubes