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Which wax to use over our Chalk Paint finish?

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Which wax to use over our Chalk Paint finish?

Hi Diy'ers Two questions we get asked frequently....  Do I need to wax? What wax do I use? If the project is going to be in high use like a table top, we suggest waxing. This will protect the chalk paint and also provide a lovely depth and subtle sheen to the chalk paint. However if it is the side of, say a book case or dresser and you wish to keep the unique chalk finish look, it is fine to leave it unsealed.  What wax should I use? We will list all our lovely waxes and give you a brief rundown on their features...

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Newton's Traditional NZ beeswax in store now.

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Newton's Traditional NZ beeswax in store now.

We are now supplying this versatile new wax as an alternative  finishing wax to our popular Newton's Liquid Carnauba Wax. This is 100% natural, NZ made, manuka/clover based beeswax blended with jojoba and vegetable oils. It can be used to protect and seal chalk paint finishes which will also highlight and give depth to the finish. To use, rub the wax on sparingly with the sponge provided, let dry and buff off with a soft rag or sponge. For extra protection you can reapply. Here is an example that demonstrates the finish and beautiful depth this wax give to the...

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