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Finishes & Waxes

DIY Furniture Wax Recipes and Wood Polish Recipes

Finishes can often be toxic and hard to work with. That’s why we’ve created this collection of traditional DIY furniture wax recipes and recipes for finishes, glazes, and more. These recipes feature great ways for you to work with our amazing mica products and powder pigments; each formula is chosen for its ease and simplicity and are a great addition to natural paint recipes.

Beer Glaze

Beer is another ancient medium for use with pigments. Non-toxic and...

Imitation Gesso

Traditional gesso as featured in our Artist's Paints section can be...

Non-toxic Shellac

This recipe makes use of ethanol, also known as grain alcohol...

Pigmented Oil Glaze for Walls and Woodwork

Mix pigment and whiting with an amount of your solvent to make a smooth...

Pigmented Waxes

To create a paste wax that mimics the color of your wood or...

Shaker Stain

Pigments can be used for staining wood, using a wax, clear...

Stonewashing On Textured Plaster

With our large color selection of Ochers and pigments, Stone Washing and...

These recipes can help you create beautiful, long-lasting furniture and wood finish products. For more information about ingredients, best uses, and more, click on a recipe.

Feel free to contact us to learn more about this collection of DIY furniture wax recipes and wood finishes and about any of our other products. We look forward to helping you create the homemade waxes and finishes of your dreams!