French Polish by Smith and Rodger
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Naphtha/Oil Stain
This stains is a solution of vegetable dyestuffs in a medium consistency of bituminous and deo-resinous binders in hydrocarbon solvent. This traditional stain is used on wood to be coated with our shellac polishes.

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Direction for Use The stain should be applied by Smith & Rodger staining cloth or brush. Care should be taken to wipe of excess stain with a clean piece of cloth. Allow to dry overnight before polishing. Colours can be intermixed.
Colour Range - click here to view samples
  • Antique Pine
  • Light Oak
  • Mid Oak
  • Dark Oak/Walnut
  • Golden Oak
  • Mid Mahogany
  • Brown Mahogany
  • Red Mahogany
  • Rosewood
  • Dark Mahogany

Traditionally the light and medium oak are very dark and these should be thinned back with white spirit to achieve an acceptable depth of colour.

The redder shades of mahogany contain dyestuffs which are not particularly light fast and will tend to fade more quickly than the other shades.

Pack Size 1 litre, 2½ litres & 5 litres
Health & Safety These stains are flammable and contain bitumen and white spirit which are harmful substances. Wear suitable gloves, mask and eye protection. Before use refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet.
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