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Handling waxy finish mouldings?


SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer
Jun 13, 2002
Fingerlakes Region of NYS
I am using some of Presto's beautiful mouldings that have a really waxy finish... It is almost dull. Wondering if I should buff 'em up - or leave them au naturel? Let the customer deal with it?

I like leaving them as is...love that au naturel look. And I find them to be forgiving to work with
Paul, this particular one is 653, chestnut. Sample's not very waxy - must have been naturally buffed over time and use!
Use an old shoe buffing brush to give the moulding a nice even sheen if you don't want the higher gloss that the rag gives.
I have some Turner mouldings and they have a very waxy finish, you can practically push the wax around. Acid etched look.
I too like to fit them up and give a nice buffing all around. Not too vigorous just too smooth out the finishes. Otherwise they have my finger prints on them