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497 days ago

What do you guys or gals recommend to use on my table saw top and MDF outfeed table top in order for the work piece to slide smoother ans easier?

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#1 posted 497 days ago

I use a silica free car wax on the saw tables. I have heard that the regular Johson & Johnson furniture wax works well too.

My outfeed tables are MDF, but I have formica glued to it so it stays slick all the time.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 497 days ago

I use Johnsons paste wax, cheap, and works.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 497 days ago

+1 on PurpLev’s recommendation.


-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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Fred Hargis

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#4 posted 497 days ago

Johnson’s Paste wax, Trewax, and I think there’s one called Bri wax. I have Trewax because that’s what I found. It can be tough to find this stuff, it’s with the floor finishes. Most auto wax has silicon, so if you use it follow Wayne’s lead…silica free.

-- I long for the days when Coke was a cola, and a joint was a bad place to be (Merle Haggard)

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#5 posted 497 days ago

Johnson’s or MinWax paste wax.


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#6 posted 497 days ago

Very, very, very (three of them) light coat of chicken grease every Sunday after dinner. Gotta go light (see first sentence) or you’ll stain your wood.

-- 2014 will be a different least for me it will.

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#7 posted 497 days ago

Thank You

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#8 posted 497 days ago

Boeshield for the metal or cast iron, Briwax for the wood

-- Improvidus, Apto quod Victum-- Improvise, Adapt, Overcome

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#9 posted 497 days ago

I use either Minwax or some boat wax I have laying around.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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