'antique gold' Beeswax Furniture Polishing Kit (Twin Pack)

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Made in the UK. 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 woods.


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

  • Two jars of Gilboy's Antique Gold beeswax furniture polish
  • 1.2 metres of our antique restorers' recommended 0000-grade oil-free wire wool for easier application
  • 2 large lengths of our antique restorers' recommended open-weave 100% cotton buffing cloth for polishing without streaking
  • 2 'gilded bee' pure Dartmoor beeswax repair cubes colour-matched with your polish for repairing 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
  • Return & Refill: Hold on to our special reusable packaging and use it again to return your empty jar for a 25% discounted refill 

Gilboys antique gold beeswax wood polishing kit (twin pack)

Our beeswax furniture polish is made in the UK from the highest quality natural waxes to bring out the shine and protect your furniture:
  • 100% natural ingredients
    • Triple-filtered organically-farmed and humanely harvested beeswax from the world-renowned beekeepers at our local Buckfast Abbey
    • The finest T1-grade natural carnauba wax
    • Natural myrica, Japan and berry waxes
    • Pure pine gum spirit of turpentine
    • No white/mineral spirit, no toluene, no silicone or petrochemical solvents
  • Reusable & Returnable Clip-top Le ParfaitTM jar with air-tight seal
  • 100% Plastic-free recyclable packaging made with recycled cardboard from FSC-approved mixed sources

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 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

Customer Reviews

Based on 206 reviews

I have an oak table I had stripped and sanded back and although I had got it the right colour I couldn’t get the right sheen and finish. This has done the job, it also smells fantastic.
Also used on antique fruitwood table, which has never looked so good!

Hi Simon

Dear Simon iv not used the wax yet as still decorating. Iv watched a load of your videos to gain as much tips as I can. Will probably be ready to have a go in about three weeks. Nervous |I am as this is a family table passed down the generations. I will email you once the job is done and as im of an age that is not tec savy il try to take some pics for you. Please say thank you to Jo who wrapped up everything ever so nicely and a little note as well il email you once done all the best and stay safe Huw Owens.

Jaw dropping You Tube Tutorials Jaw dropping results

I was feeling somewhat dissatisfied at my my French Polishing, Varnishing, Liberon Black Bison etc etc efforts when I happened upon a Gilboy's You Tube Tutorial. In this tutorial a rather thick set French Polisher took a sun damaged piano lid, split it into four parts using masking tape and used different techniques to demonstrate different finishes. The end result was jaw dropping, I then went on to watch Simon's tutorial on restoring a child's rocking chair along with several others. I placed my order for antique gold after watching these amazing tutorials. I would truly love to know what French Polish that French Polisher used to get hose results on the piano lid, I have tried Liberon Special Pale French Polish which isn't bad but would love to achieve the lustre this thick set French Polisher achieved on that Piano Lid. The antique gold I used on my American Walnut not only gave a beautiful finish, the touch and smoothness of of the finish was truly remarkable.

The package I received through the post was unusual to say the least. The whole package was like a birthday or Christmas gift, not the sort of thing you unpack and discard. The sweet pea seeds were a nice touch, the beautifully wrapped antique gold bees wax was also very welcome, the open weave polishing cloth and 0000 steel wool completed the kit. You have everything you need here to get brilliant results. The price? you cannot put a price on this sort of thing, do it once and it's done, beautifully done. Thank you Simon, and the thick set French Polisher who put me right where I wanted to be.

What a difference!

I have used the kit so far to renovate a coffee table and rocking chair. There were quite a number of dents and scratches which I used the beeswax repair stick on. This worked really well for smaller scratches and dents and improved a deep, wide scratch on the top of the coffee table considerably. The beeswax polish was easy to apply and the results after just one coat were magical! I gave the rocking chair a second coat of the beeswax polish and am extremely pleased with the results. Very satisfying! I have plenty of polish left and my next projects are a wooden chest and another coffee table.

A little elbow grease.

Following instructions, I applied the polish to my old elm gate leg table top leaf by leaf. What a difference it has made to this well used country piece. I shall tackle its legs ,drawer etc shortly.Ruth Hind

Furniture polishing kit

My job was delayed by the cold weather as my workshop is unheated. I have repaired and refurbished a small oak round table using the kit and following the instructions given on your video. All went well and have learnt a lot. The finish is great.

Amazing product

It’s got to be the best on the market, so easy to use and amazing results

Well worth the money

I have used other wax products but Gilboys is far superior. I will not be using any other in future

Antique gold

I bought some lovely but tatty mahogany framed chairs. This brought them up a treat.

Beeswax furniture polish

Absolutely amazing product have transformed my furniture back to perfection. The lovely little gesture in with the goods was wonderful and the customer service is superb. Would recommend this company to anyone. Thank you x