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Applying finish over furniture repair wax

Can I apply a finish safely over top of these wax patches? Given their size (10mm diameter is a pretty big wax fill for finish to bridge over) and that it seems there are quite a few I think there's ...
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How to finish untreated European Oak wooden floors

As Graphus pointed out in the comments to your question. Many of your requirements are mutually exclusive. Any oil finish only give some protection from moisture, at least as far as flooring goes, ...
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When is using melted wax filler preferred over wood putty?

Melted solid wax as a filler seems like it can provide a good color match and apparently a sufficiently strong/hard surface for a lot of repairs. Yup. And sometimes expedience is king. Because wax ...
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Didn't wait long enough for tung oil to dry before applying wax - can I just leave it be?

Tung oil will cure perfectly well under a buffed-out layer of any wax polish. Wax finishes are very thin as normally applied and full of microscopic pinholes, making them extremely permeable, so the ...
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Looking for a recipe for a clear oil+wax finish that doesn't change the colour of the wood

Can someone share a recipe for a clear (non-yellowing) oil wax wood finish? but I’d like an option that doesn’t change the colour of the wood. These two things are mutually exclusive. Virtually all ...
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Can I use #0000 steel wool for final polish of water-based polyurethane?

Short answer, yes. I should caution you that 0000 steel wool won't polish it per se, rather it will have the opposite effect of scratching the surface (they're very very fine scratches, but scratches ...
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Wax Oil finish on linseed finish

In general there's no problem with adding a different oil-based finish on top of wood that was previously oiled. And despite widespread belief that this is necessary you don't have to allow the oil in ...
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