Making Your Own Colored Paste Wax

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Blog entry by gordon55 posted 03-26-2012 04:00 AM 10565 reads 17 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi, I’m Brian Miller professional wood finisher. Are you having trouble finding a colored paste wax for your particular project? Let me show you how to make your own colored paste wax out a of clear paste wax right off the shelf.

-- Brian from Valencia,

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#1 posted 03-26-2012 04:34 AM

I like your video Brian, Great job.
I’m learning a lot myself .

-- Boris Khechoyan

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#2 posted 03-26-2012 05:17 AM

I have never really thought about this issue. However, I can see where it would be extremely useful and woulds make the finished piece look much better

-- Norman

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#3 posted 03-26-2012 10:36 AM

Excellent video on a great technique. Simple, yet effective!


-- 温故知新

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#4 posted 03-26-2012 05:13 PM


This info is fantastic, keep ‘em coming! Welcome to LJ’s.

-- I never finish anyth

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#5 posted 03-26-2012 05:29 PM

Thanks for the kind words, I hope to keep putting out small videos with information that everyone finds usefull.

-- Brian from Valencia,

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#6 posted 03-26-2012 09:21 PM

Great video Brian. Thanks for posting it. I’m going to try that technique.

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#7 posted 03-26-2012 09:33 PM

Thanks for the great video. Lots of great info.

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#8 posted 03-26-2012 10:32 PM

Thanks for taking the time to post the video. Your video is worth a million words!!


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#9 posted 03-27-2012 01:21 AM

Great video. Very good information, well done!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#10 posted 03-27-2012 03:33 AM

Great information – thanks!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#11 posted 03-27-2012 04:20 AM

Great quality video. Thanks…...........

-- mike...............

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#12 posted 03-27-2012 12:36 PM

Awesome great job – another source I can now reference :)

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#13 posted 03-27-2012 03:00 PM

Great video. Thank you for sharing all this info. I’ll be looking forward to seeing more of your videos. Welcome to LumberJocks.

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#14 posted 03-27-2012 03:41 PM

Oh, I WILL be doing this! Thanks, Brian!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#15 posted 03-27-2012 08:07 PM

A question for you Brian. Since walnut is open grained, why didn’t you fill it with a colored filler first?

Great video. Really like how you give a summary at the end.

-- Bill - Mesquite, TX --- "Everything with a power cord eventually winds up in the trash.” John Sarge , timber framer and blacksmith instructor at Tillers International school

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