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Button Polish

Button Polish

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A deep, rich brown shellac, this polish is primarily used on dark timbers to enhance the natural patina. It is the polish that it most popular amongst our traditional french polisher customers. This is due to the beautiful colour it creates.

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1. Vitableach
2. Wax Filler Sticks 50gm
3. Dry Spirit Stain

White Polish

White Polish

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Smith & Rodger's White Polish is made from cloudy white lac. A cloudy white liquid this shellac dries clear and is used when no change to the existing colour of the wood is desired. Suitable for used on light woods such as ash, oak,and beech. This polish is commonly used on panelling, chairs, decorative tables and bookcases.

People who bought this item also bought:
1. Glue Brushes
2. Polishing Mops - Squirrel Hair
3. Methylated Spirit

Garnet Polish

Garnet Polish

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Made from flake Garnet Lac, this polish has a dark colour and dries to a hard and bright finish.

People who bought this item also bought:
1. Dry Spirit Stain
2. Steelwool Grades 1-5
3. Button Polish

Garnet Polish - Heavy

Garnet Polish - Heavy

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4.5lb Cut, this thicker version gives customers greater flexibility when thinning and using the product
Made from flake Garnet Lac, this polish has a dark colour and dries to a hard and bright finish.

Transparent Polish

Transparent Polish

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For a colourless finish Transparent Polish should be used. As with all the shellac polishes it can be thinned with Methylated Spirit if desired.

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1. Aquacoat SP
2. Araldite Precision 30ml Blister Pack
3. Aquastain

French Polish

French Polish

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Similar to Button Polish but slightly darker. Due to its generic description this polish is more popular in countries where wide selections of polish are not available.

People who bought this item also bought:
1. Shellac Sanding Sealer
2. Clear Methylated Spirit (CDA 94%)

Shellac Sanding Sealer

Shellac Sanding Sealer

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Shellac Sanding Sealer is made from the finest quality shellac. It has been formulated to provide a quick drying, easily sanded primer for wood which is then normally overcoated with Superwax Polish or Briwax. This process produces a beautiful silk/satin finish and is ideal for wooden interior doors.

People who bought this item also bought:
1. Button Polish
2. French Polish
3. Clear Methylated Spirit (CDA 94%)

Vitapol Polish

Vitapol Polish

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Heat Resisting Polish

Heat Resisting Polish

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Only suitable for brush application.

Shellac Sanding Sealer- Brown

Shellac Sanding Sealer- Brown

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Shellac Sanding Sealer is made from the finest quality shellac. It has been formulated to provide a quick drying, easily sanded primer for wood which is then normally overcoated with Superwax Polish or Briwax. This process produces a beautiful silk/satin finish and is ideal for wooden interior doors. Brown SSS is used to bring out more richness in the wood especially darker timbers. It contains no dye but does

Special Pale Polish

Special Pale Polish

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A transparent de-waxed shellac, this polish is a clear golden solution that is regularly used as a sealer and can be mixed with dry spirit powders or dry pigment colours to produce a wide range of coloured shellacs.

People who bought this item also bought:
1. Aquacoat SP
2. Araldite Precision 30ml Blister Pack
3. Aquastain

Smith & Rodger French Polishing Kit SR101

Smith & Rodger French Polishing Kit SR101


Price: 46.65 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

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A perfect kit for those keen to take up a new hobby - French Polishing.

The kit contains everything required to dispel the reputation of french polishing being only for professionals.

Kit Contents: 100ml each Shellac Sanding Sealer, Transparent Polish, Button Polish, Methylated Spirit, Joynes Wade Waxless Polish, 1 metre 0000 Steelwool, 6 Sanding Sponges, 400gm White Superwax Polish, 1 sheet Polishing Cotton, 1 Bundle Cotton Wool, 10 disposable gloves & 5 mixing cups.

The kit comes with an instruction booklet and we are always here to answer any questions.


Dry Shellac 500gm

Dry Shellac 500gm


Price: 15.90 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

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Used to make your own shellac polish these dry powders and flakes should be mixed into methylated spirit. The thickness of polish is determined by the quantity of meths added.

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