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Thanks to whoever recommended Howard's for veneer.

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Posted on January 3, 2021 at 08:15:27
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RE: Thanks to whoever recommended Howard's for veneer., posted on January 3, 2021 at 09:00:04
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Yes, they look REALLY nice!




 

Recommending Howard's , posted on January 3, 2021 at 09:27:24
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I believe I've mentioned it here, but others are likely to have done so too. I've had some amazing experience with their products, both conditioning and restoring faded wood.

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RE: Since no one asked, here's a trick for getting a gloss or semi-gloss finish, posted on January 3, 2021 at 16:45:04
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You want a glossy wax finish, use a soft cloth applicator like cheesecloth or an old all cotton pillow case.

For semi-gloss, apply with 0000 Steel Wool.

Use whatever you like to buff. I like those colorful micro-fiber cloths that come in multi packs at home stores. They easily buff out even hard paste wax that has dried completely.

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Would this work on a lacquer finish?, posted on January 5, 2021 at 06:19:12
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At some point Vandersteen changed from oiled to lacquered veneer. For my Treos, I'd like to stay away from anything petroleum-based. Is Howard's suitable for lacquer?

 

Another excellent product is Kramer's, posted on January 5, 2021 at 10:57:34
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Although they refer to it as an antique improver, it is real turpentine (not a petroleum distillate), bees wax and other non-petroleum based ingredients. It's outstanding at restoring/refreshing virtually all wood surfaces. It's the ONLY thing I'll use on our wood surfaces.








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RE: Would this work on a lacquer finish?, posted on January 5, 2021 at 13:25:21
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Absolutely., posted on January 7, 2021 at 05:35:32
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I've been using it on antiques and new projects for many years. Smells great, too.

 

You're Welcome! , posted on January 16, 2021 at 16:54:05
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RE: Another excellent product is Kramer's, posted on January 17, 2021 at 12:19:54
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My Ref3A DeCapos are polyurethaned so I suppose Howard's is not recommended?



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