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Forum topic by T0mt0M posted 11-28-2016 03:27 PM 521 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-28-2016 03:27 PM

Topic tags/keywords: mdf cupboard beeswax finish

I have just built a boiler cupboard using MDF. As the skirting boards and doors in the room have been finished using beeswax, can MDF be beeswaxed ?


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#1 posted 11-28-2016 04:06 PM

Just a minor issue, I don’t think that beeswax is classified as an actual finish, it is not a lasting finish and must be refreshed frequently to maintain it’s appearance. It provides little, if any, protection to the surface.

Other than that, I know nothing about your proposed use…

Good Luck!

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#2 posted 11-28-2016 05:03 PM

As another commentor thats not a finish? Are you saying your cabinets are made out of unpainted MDF? Thats ok,but beeswax is a short lived solution IMO.

At a minimum a good coat of paint or even shellac is in order. Good luck.

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