Making Your Own Colored Paste Wax

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Blog entry by gordon55 posted 879 days ago 7502 reads 16 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 879 days ago

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

-- Boris Khechoyan

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#2 posted 879 days ago

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 879 days ago

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


-- 温故知新

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#4 posted 878 days ago


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

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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#5 posted 878 days ago

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 878 days ago

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

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#7 posted 878 days ago

Thanks for the great video. Lots of great info.

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#8 posted 878 days ago

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


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#9 posted 878 days ago

Great video. Very good information, well done!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#10 posted 878 days ago

Great information – thanks!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#11 posted 878 days ago

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

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

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#12 posted 878 days ago

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

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#13 posted 877 days ago

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 877 days ago

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 877 days ago

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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