Renaissance Wax

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Bob Gleason
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Renaissance Wax

Post by Bob Gleason »

I've used Renaissance Wax for many years in my work.A couple of coats of shellac and a coat of Renaissance wax is standard practice before gluing on a bridge. Sometime I like to put a little more on the bridge after gluing. I've always been careful to keep it off a lacquer finish, especially a new one. Just wondering if that really matters. Does it react with lacquer?

Chuck Tweedy
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Re: Renaissance Wax

Post by Chuck Tweedy »

Hey Bob, I don't think it "reacts" with lacquer. Meaning that if you were to apply it to lacquer, then strip it off with mineral spirits, the original lacquer surface (from under the wax) would be totally unaffected. I think you can apply it with confidence. I would expect the same from a fresh lacquer finish - as long as it was not so soft that you mark it from just hitting it with your wax pad.
The solvent in Renaissance should not cut lacquer.
I've used it for year as well, and really love it for lots of stuff.
Likes to drink Rosewood Juice

Bob Gleason
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Re: Renaissance Wax

Post by Bob Gleason »

Thanks Chuck.--Bob

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