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Beeswax Furniture Polishing Kit (Pure+Antique Double Pack)

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Pure Gold is a clear beeswax polish ideal for Ash, Beech, Maple, Light Oak and Pine.

Antique Gold is a dark beeswax polish designed for use on dark and antique woods such as Antique Oak, Mahogany, Walnut, Elm or similar dark coloured furniture.

  • BRINGS OLD FURNITURE BACK TO LIFE
  • PRESERVES THE FINISH OF ANTIQUE WOOD
  • REVIVES AND PROTECTS ALL TYPES OF WOOD FINISHES



This beeswax furniture polishing kit contains everything you need to polish and protect the finish of your wood furniture:  

  • 125ml jar of Gilboys 'pure gold' beeswax furniture polish   (will cover approximately 12m² or five to six standard size dining tables)
  • 125ml jar of Gilboys 'antique gold' beeswax furniture polish
  • 1.2 metres  of our antique restorers' recommended 0000 oil-free wire wool for perfect application
  • 2 large lengths of our antique restorers' recommended 100% cotton open-weave polishing cloth for easier buffing with no streaking
  • 2 beeswax scratch repair cubes (colour-matched to your polish) for filling dents, deep scratches and cracks
  • 1 complimentary box of sweet-pea seeds for you to grow as a 'thank you' to the bees  **unfortunately this offer excludes USA due to FDA regulations

Our beeswax furniture polish is made in our own UK workshop using the highest quality natural waxes to bring out the shine and protect fine antique furniture:

  • 100% natural ingredients
    • Organically farmed, humanely harvested, triple-filtered beeswax from the world-renowned beekeepers at our local Buckfast Abbey
    • The finest T1 grade natural carnauba wax
    • Natural Japan, myrica and berry waxes
    • Pure pine gum spirits of turpentine
    • No white/mineral spirit, no toluene, no silicone or aggressive petrochemical solvents
  • Returnable Clip-top Le ParfaitTM jar with air-tight seal
  • 100% plastic-free, recyclable packaging made with recycled cardboard from FSC-approved mixed sources
  • Return & Refill: Return your empties for a 25% discounted refill

We have developed our beeswax furniture polish to such a fine blend that you don't necessarily have to polish again for at least a year and possibly up to three years.

ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

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 discount scheme
  • Our workshop roof is completely covered in solar panels and generates far more electricity than we consume

HOW TO POLISH WITH BEESWAX

  1. Use a soft cloth or very fine 0000 wire wool
  1. With gentle pressure spread the polish evenly over the surface in the direction of the grain, being careful not to over apply and avoid any upholstered areas. Once applied the surface area should look matt in appearance
  2. Allow the pure pine turpentine to completely evaporate and the wax to harden for 20-30 minutes
  3. Use a soft buffing cloth to buff the wax to a deep and lustrous shine

Weekly furniture maintenance of removing dust can be done by simply using a slightly damp cloth and drying if needed with a clean dry cloth - beeswax polish will protect the surface for a very long time.

If you have a larger surface like the side of a chest of drawers or the top of a dining table apply the beeswax more evenly by dabbing the surface all over with small amounts of polish and then wipe in the direction of the grain to spread the wax evenly.

*SECRET TRADE TIP:

For carved relief areas such as an antique coffer, you can also apply beeswax furniture polish with a cheap 1 inch trimmed paint brush. It makes applying the beeswax much easier and allows the polish to get right into those dusty and hard to reach areas. Buff it 20 to 30 minutes later with the soft shoe brush and buffing cloth

HOW TO GET THE BEST RESULTS FROM YOUR BEESWAX POLISH

Customer Reviews

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Aurelio Ocampo (Oxnard, US)
Gilboy helped kickstart a new hobby

I was impressed with the results. Table looks and feels smooth and silky to the touch. It has really come back to life! Great directions from the web video helped make the experience of renovating the table a lot of fun since it explained the steps so well. The only part I errored in was that I didn’t get the coarse wool, only the fine wool and therefore only striped the varnish with a paint spatula. But even then, the end results were amazing.

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Dax Price (London, GB)
Absolute Quality

I love these beeswax polishes so much, I actually want to buy more furniture to use them.

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Patricia Blakemore (Crewe, GB)

I got a real buzz when I received this polishing kit .it was the bees knees. The free bee seeds were a lovely touch. I will stop know.

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Steve Frost (Connahs Quay, GB)
Beautiful Stuff!

Nicely packed with a personal touch that you never see very often - well done! Brilliant quality throughout and the "antique gold" wax polish smells absolutely gorgeous!

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Tony Hampton (Reading, GB)
Brilliant Packaging, Exemplary Service.

I have problems with this i have carefully typed in my review twice, and on both occasions it seems to have been lost, can't be bothered to write it a third time

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jason Ashley (Slough, GB)
Antique gold

Recommended

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JOSEPH Delaney (Royston, GB)
Brilliant purchase

Ordered the polishing kit, came excellently presented lovely gift box, wonderful touch of a
personal card. Used the product on our dining table this weekend amazing difference. Have emailed to get a little more advice.

Thank you Gilboys for such a fantastic product all environmentally friendly.

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Best regards

Joseph

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Brendan Fowler (Tucson, US)
Amazing Products

The products are amazing and the customer service is even more amazing. The hand written note was a perfect touch. Wax protects furniture better than the original finish.

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Lindsay McLardy Smith
polish

I am very disabled, so I haven't used the product yet. I am awaiting my cleaner.

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Charlotte Atkinson (Middlesbrough, GB)
Starter kit

The packaging was lovely, first class.
The waxes are brilliant. The personal nods ie: the messages and pea seeds a lovely touch. Makes the service you provide professional yet friendly.
The whole package is a quality product that is clear from the outset. Thank-you, regards Charlotte

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