Fullbean Woodworking Site - Wood Finishes
Recipe for Beeswax and Mineral Oil Polish
Use the following ratio for mixing Beeswax and Mineral Oil
1 gram of Beeswax for each 5 ml of Mineral Oil
Scaling up, mix 30 grams (1 ounce by weight) of Beeswax with 150 ml (5 fluid ounces) of Mineral Oil.
This will yield about 6 oz of finished polish
Double Boiler Method
Add water to a large skillet and heat
Place Mineral Oil and solid Beeswax in a pot
Place the pot inside the skillet, stirring while to Beeswax melts.
Once that the Beeswax has melted, pour the Mineral Oil/Beeswax mixture into a 6 ounce jam jar or similar container for future use
Apply the mixture to the wooden piece, rubbing it in thoroughly and then buffing, removing the polish but leaving a shine
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