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Waxes, Varnishes & Finishes

Traditional waxes and varnishes can give a more sensitive and usually reversible finish, though expert advice should always be sought.

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Companies supplying goods or services for Waxes, Varnishes & Finishes
Old House Store
Unit 2 Paddock Road Industrial Estate, Paddock Road, Caversham, Reading Berkshire RG4 5BY & Market Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SX
Tel +44 (0) 118 946 9146 Fax 0118 969 8822
The Old House Store are builders merchants for traditional building and ecological materials with shops in Caversham and Woodstock. Products include lime and plasters, mortar and renders ingredients, pozzolans, sands, lime putty, non-hydraulic limes, hydraulic limes, riven laths, staves, daub and split Hazel. Building products include brick, clay roof tiles, flint, conservation rooflights, framing pegs, tile pegs, riven battens, cast iron radiators, sheepswool insulation, gates, timber flooring. Paints include Limewash, pigments and silicate paints. Window and door ironmongery, handforged and brassware, includes stays, fasteners, rim locks, strap, butterfly and H hinges, Suffolk and Norfolk latches, planked doors, and rosehead nails.
Potmolen Paint
27 Woodcock Industrial Estate, Warminster,Wiltshire, BA12 9DX
Tel 01985 213960 Fax 01985 213931
They provide traditional paints, coatings, brushes and tools for the repair, conservation and preservation of historic buildings. Their traditional and natural coatings include Clarina Linseed Oil paint, distemper super, amstel distemper, extra fine lime putty, chapel coat, schoolhouse wax etc.
W S Jenkins Co Ltd, Telephone 020 8808 2336 Fax 020 8365 1534 Website: