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Finishing Supplies by H. Behlen

It is no secret that when it comes to woodworking, we are real hard-core traditionalists. Well, when it comes to finishing, we are actually worse. Surprisingly, it is not because we are purists so much as because we have found the traditional methods to achieve the most satisfactory results, both for reproduction pieces and for modern works. For more about this Click here for Wood Finishing Advice!

H. Behlen is the largest US manufacturer of finishing supplies specifically for woodworking. We have chosen from the vast range of wood finishing products manufactured by Behlen the products which we think are useful to the traditional woodworker. Besides a full range of shellacs, Behlen offers a vast range of other finishes. We do not offer any solvents here because of the problems associated with shipping them and the fact that you can easily buy them locally.

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Behlen's Shellac Flakes
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A less refined grade of shellac. Dark brown in color. Must be strained prior to using. One of the first shellacs used in the furniture trade and is useful in matching brown shellac finishes formed on many antique pieces. 1 lb.
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Behlens Rubbing Mediums
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Pumice Stone
Used as an abrasive and in abrasive compounds for rubbing down wood finishes. When used for rubbing down finishes in its dry state, add water or rubbing oil as lubricant for final finish rubbing.
Pumice Stone 1 lb 2F grade (coarse)SALE!

Burn-In Sticks
Manufactured from the finest shellacs and resins. Distinctly superior in every respect. Will not lift out and accepts any type of over finish. May be leveled using Wool Lube and a rubbing block or sandpaper. May be used on virtually any type of surface, including marble. When used on marble, the surface should be preheated to assist adhesion. The Burn-In Sticks are 7" in length.

Item #DescriptionPrice QtyBuy
B320-015Burn-In Sticks (6) - Medium MahoganySALE!
B320-001Burn-In Sticks (6) - Dark MahoganySALE!
B320-006Burn-In Sticks (6) - CherrySALE!
B320-009Burn-In Sticks (6) - MapleSALE!
B320-007Burn-In Sticks (6) - WhiteSALE!
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B320-011Burn-In Sticks (6) - AmberSALE!
B700-1203Burn-In Balm
Heat resistant paste used to prevent damage to the surrounding finish while performing a burn-in repair. Also prevents unwanted spread of excess Burn-In sticks. 4 oz.

Behlens Fill Sticks

For quick touch-up of nicks and scratches, these wax-based fill sticks are just the thing. While burn-in sticks do create a more durable fill, these sticks can be applied more quickly and more conveniently. Ideal for touch up around the house, or for covering nails in moldings, paneling, etc. Will accept any finish. Packaged as 12 sticks, each 4 1/4" long.

DescriptionPrice QtyBuy
Fill Sticks Fruitwood (12)SALE!
Fill Sticks Mix A (12)
1 each of Extra Dark Walnut, Light Brown Walnut, Dark American Walnut, Medium Brown Walnut, Light Mahogany, Medium Mahogany, Cherry and Maple. 2 each of Black and White.
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Fill Sticks Mix B (12)
1 each of Black, White, Maple, Cherry, Light Mahogany and Medium Mahogany. 2 each of Light Brown Walnut, Dark American Walnut and Extra Dark Walnut.
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Behlens Fine Furniture Wax

Blue LabelTM Paste Wax
With Carnauba waxes for furniture and floors. Blue Label Paste Wax blend of waxes and pure gum spirits turpentine establishes and restores a sheen to all wood surfaces at the same time providing a protective finish. Easy to apply and buff, Blue Label's carnauba wax blend aliminates scratch and gives a high luster when buffed with hand or machine.
DescriptionPrice QtyBuy
Wax - Natural 1 lb.SALE!

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