Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Wax Test

Before applying wax to my wooden surfaces, I checked it on a test piece first.

Last month, I did an oil test and found that the end grain absorbs oil differently to the side grain. This meant that the surface went darker. From my test, I learned that the wax does exactly the same...something i didn't think it would happen.

It is still too dark in comparison to the end grain that already has 3 coats. I beginning to question why i am wanting to apply a coat of wax... do i need it?!

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