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 Post subject: Renaissance wax?
PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:33 pm 
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I'm working on cleaning my XVI so I'll be ordering New life furniture masque which should hopefully clean it up nicely, but I thought I might also give renaissance wax a try. I've heard the stuff is used in museums, but how good would it be for an alligatored victrola finish? Is it easy to remove?

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 Post subject: Re: Renaissance wax?
PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:28 pm 
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I use it, it’s wonderful. It’s not going to really dress up an alligatored finish though. Removal is as simple as using New Life or GoJo.
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 Post subject: Re: Renaissance wax?
PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:09 pm 
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Does any wax help alligatored finish?


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 Post subject: Re: Renaissance wax?
PostPosted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:57 am 
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victorthesixth wrote:
Does any wax help alligatored finish?


Honestly, not really....
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 Post subject: Re: Renaissance wax?
PostPosted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:54 pm 
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Alright I think that clears things up. I'm going to order it anyway since I suspect it will work well on my other machines.

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 Post subject: Re: Renaissance wax?
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I've found Renaissance Wax to be excellent for a top coat on metal surfaces which need protection and a slight luster- at the museum I work at we use it on bronze statuary. It should also be fine on wood, but considering the price I'd hesitate to use it on a large cabinet instead of a regular paste wax like Butcher's.


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 Post subject: Re: Renaissance wax?
PostPosted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:05 pm 
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estott wrote:
I've found Renaissance Wax to be excellent for a top coat on metal surfaces which need protection and a slight luster- at the museum I work at we use it on bronze statuary. It should also be fine on wood, but considering the price I'd hesitate to use it on a large cabinet instead of a regular paste wax like Butcher's.


It’s not really that much. $20 a jar and I’ve done several large machines with 1 jar. To me it’s worth it.
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