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LINSEED OIL
Linseed oil is extracted from Flax seeds. In the raw state it does not dry very well if used as a finish for wood. It is however, an essential ingredient for French Polishing and for making Boiled Linseed Oil. Boiled Linseed oil is a well known oil used in finishing wood. It is made by heating refined Linseed oil and adding driers to improve its drying properties. It can be used alone or with varnish to give an oil varnish finish. It is also used in the revised Michelman varnish formula. Varnish makers linseed oil has been refined to remove the “break” so that it will not become cloudy on heating to make varnish.

CAT. NO.DESCRIPTION4oz(2)8oz(3)1pt(4)1qt(5)1ga(6)
20-2000-BOILED LINSEED OIL4.104.908.2013.6037.90
20-2005-COLD PRESSED LINSEED OIL4.104.908.2013.7038.10
20-2006-LINSEED STAND OIL5.308.8014.7024.5068.00
20-2007-SWEDISH COLD PRESSED LINSEED OIL5.409.0015.0025.0069.40
20-2010-RAW LINSEED OIL4.104.808.0013.3037.00
20-2012-SUN THICKENED LINSEED OIL4.607.7012.9021.5059.70
20-2015-VARNISH MAKERS LINSEED OIL4.105.709.5015.8044.00
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PURE TUNG OIL
Tung oil is also known as Chinawood oil. It is extracted from the nuts of the Tung tree. It is a fast drying oil that dries to a hard tough moisture resistant film. Its only drawback is that when it dries, the film is wrinkled. Our Tung oil is a refined grade that is light yellow in color and does not contain any added solvents or driers. When diluted with mineral spirits to aid penetration and application, it can be used as a non-toxic finish for salad bowls, butcher blocks, etc.

CAT. NO.DESCRIPTION1pt(4)1qt(5)1ga(6)
20-2020-PURE TUNG OIL13.4022.3061.90
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PURE POLYMERIZED TUNG OIL
Polymerized tung oil is pure tung oil that has been heated under pressure at 600-650° F. until partially polymerized. It does not contain any driers or solvents and is used to manufacture oil finishes, paints and varnishes.

CAT. NO.DESCRIPTION1pt(4)1qt(5)1ga(6)
02-2030-PURE POLYMERIZED TUNG OILInquire
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WALNUT OIL
Walnut oil is extracted from walnuts and refined by removing the water soluble components.It can then be used in varnish making. It can be applied to wood as is to protect it. It can be used to protect salad bowls and such as it will harden to a tough non-toxic film.

CAT. NO.DESCRIPTION4oz(2)8oz(3)1pt(4)1qt(5)1ga(6)
20-2040-PURE WALNUT OIL4.106.4010.7017.8049.50
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RUBBING OIL
A light mineral oil useful for rubbing out finishes with pumice or rotten stone. Also used as a lubricant in French polishing.

CAT. NO.DESCRIPTION8oz(3)1pt(4)1qt(5)1ga(6)
52-3900-RUBBING OIL5.308.8014.7040.80
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GOLD SIZE
Gold size is used to attach gold leaf to wood and other surfaces. It is available in a clear quick dry. The quick dry will hold its tack for about four hours and is used for glass gilding as well as picture frame gilding.

CAT. NO.DESCRIPTION1pt(4)1qt(5)
30-3060-CLEAR QUICK DRY SYNTHETIC GOLD SIZE6.5010.90
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SOLVENTS
We currently have turpentine that is manufactured in the USA and one that is imported. The USA turpentine is the best turpentine we have used since the last USA manufacturer went out of business 20 years ago. It is water white and has a definite piney odor.

CAT. NO.DESCRIPTION4oz(2)8oz(3)1pt(4)1qt(5)
70-4520-PURE GUM TURPENTINE4.307.1011.9019.80
70-4521-PURE GUM TURPENTINE USA6.8011.3018.9031.40
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EUGENE HOLTIERS VIOLIN VARNISH
Made from the finest rosin and cold-pressed linseed oil. Rich in color and very transparent. The varhish is medium thick and spreads easily, but is not so tacky so as to attract dust. The color is rich and intense and only needs a few coats. Pigments or oil painting colors can be added to the varnish. Drying time is only 3-4 hours in strong sunlight or overnight in a UV box. One bottle will do 4-5 violins or 1 cello.

CAT. NO.DESCRIPTION50 ml(1)
25-2950-Eugene Holtier Clear Varnish100.00
25-2951-Eugene Holtier Brown Varnish125.00
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VARNISH DRIERS
Our varnish driers are solutions of the metal salts of organic acids dissolved in mineral spirits. They are used in paints and varnishes to help the oils dry. They are sold based on the metal content of the solution, i.e the cobalt drier contains 6% cobalt metal. The varnish driers we stock are cobalt, calcium, manganese, zirconium. We also carry liquid japan drier.
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ABRASIVES
Pumice is an abrasive powder available in several grades, the finest being FFFF or 4F. To obtain that "hand rubbed" semi-gloss effect on varnish or lacquer, rubbing the surface with pumice and water or oil will give a smoother surface quicker and easier. As shellac is not will give a waterproof, oil and pumice are used.
Rottenstone is a very fine abrasive powder used to obtain a high gloss on finishes by rubbing the surface with rotten stone and water or oil. To obtain the highest gloss on varnish, lacquer or shellac finishes, it is recommended the surface first be rubbed with pumice and water or oil.
Tripoli is a very fine abrasive powder used to obtain a high gloss on finishes by rubbing the surface with water or oil. To obtain the highest gloss on varnish, lacquer or shellac finishes, it is recommended the surface first be rubbed with pumice.
Lycopodium is a fine powder used in finishing musical instruments. Steel wool comes in several grades #0000 being the finest and #4 being the coarsest.

CAT. NO.DESCRIPTION1oz(2)4oz(3)8oz(4)1lb(5)5lb(6)
40-3460-LYCOPODIUM POWDER7.6021.0035.0058.30
51-3710-PUMICE FFFF 4.305.807.5024.90
51-3720-ROTTENSTONE4.305.808.3027.80
51-3730-TRIPOLI POWDER 4.305.808.8029.20
CAT. NO.DESCRIPTION8 Pad pk(1)
51-3740-STEEL WOOL #00003.80
51-3741-STEEL WOOL #0003.80
51-3742-STEEL WOOL #003.80
51-3743-STEEL WOOL #03.80
51-3744-STEEL WOOL #13.80
51-3745-STEEL WOOL #23.80
51-3746-STEEL WOOL #33.80
51-3747-STEEL WOOL #43.80
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LACQUER BURN IN STICKS
A burn in stick for filling defects. They will accept any finish and will not lift. They have good shelf life, will not shrink, and flow freely. It is a special chemical formula and can be used on virtually any surface.
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LEAF
Leaf is made from metals which have been hand or machine hammered to an extreme degree of thinness. Leaf is cut to a standard size and packed in books of 25 leaves. Twenty books make up one full pack of 500 leaves-the standard packing. Imitation gold leaf or composition leaf is cut to a size 5 ˝" x 5 ˝".

CAT. NO.Description1bk(4)1pk(5)
35-3205-IMITATION GOLD LEAF4.9064.80
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CLOTHS
Tack cloths are prepared cloths folded in layers to a standard size usually 4 ˝" x 4 ˝". Tack cloths are used for picking up dust and lint from surfaces. The tack is created by treating the cloth with a special varnish oil preparation. We sell only Bond Chemicals premium grade of tack cloth. The finest tack cloth anywhere. Nylon filter cloth is a 100 mesh nylon cloth cut into convenient size squares for filtering various solutions such as varnishes, shellacs, and polishes. The very small mesh size insures that even very small particles are filtered out of your solutions.

CAT. NO.Description1ea(1)6ea(2)12ea(3)
55-3800-TACK CLOTHS3.5019.4032.30
55-3812-NYLON FILTER CLOTH 11X11 100 MESH3.5014.9024.80
55-3813-NYLON FILTER CLOTH 22X22 100 MESH5.5032.2053.60
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MICRO-MESH
MICRO-MESH is a unique cushioned abrasive capable of giving very fine and very controlled scratch patterns. The nine grits range from 1500 to 12,000. The 1500 is slightly coarser than a conventional 600 sandpaper, and the 12000 will leave a scratch pattern that cannot be detected by the human eye. MICRO-MESH abrasives can polish to an optically clear, reflective state or, thru the use of a coarser grit, leave a matte or satin finish. For the best finish a foam block should be used with MICRO-MESH. Finish MICRO-MESH application with anti-static cream. Rub thin coating on surface with fingers. Wipe clean with tissue or flannel. The anti-static cream must be used to remove the abraded particles held to the surface by static.
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MICRO-MESH KITS
The MICRO-MESH kit contains one 3" x 4" cut piece of 2400, 3200, 3600, 4000, 6000, 8000 a 1 oz bottle of Micro-Gloss liquid abrasive, 1 2"x3" foam block and industrial wiping tissue.

CAT. NO.Description1ea(1)
50-3620-MICRO-MESH KIT41.80
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