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Old 04-26-2012, 03:28 AM
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Default Recommened Veener/Wood Wax?

Need some help on how i can keep my speakers maintained& looking good. Type of wax or oil you guys may use on your speakers that give great results.
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Old 04-26-2012, 04:19 AM
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Buy new ones! How old are your speakers? If they were mine I'd be using Bees Wax!

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bees wax spray on micro fibre cloth.
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:39 AM
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So called "beeswax" wax is a conglomeration of various waxes solvents and hydrocarbons.

Pure beeswax is hard, and you couldn't even use it as a furniture wax or polish.

All the brands are different.

Having done more than my share of woodworking, I would recommend you use a paste wax, like Minwax that that I have used for years. They have a "natural" and "dark" version. You should either match it to what you have, or if your wood had been bleached by the sun, you can use the dark to make it a little darker. Butcher's brand is also good, but it hasn't been as available in the stores I frequently visit.
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Avalon packs a white liquid polish along with its speakers that is extremely good at keeping the wood in like-new shape.

I've been unable to find the exact product they use (probably proprietary) but on recommendation of others, I've been using a quality guitar polish/conditioner on my speakers for several years with great success. This product appears to be very similar to the polish that Avalon uses.

The one I use is Preservation Polish by Stewart MacDonald - It contains no silicone - which is supposedly damaging to wood veneers.

The Stewart MacDonald product is very highly rated by its users on guitar sites!


. . . . . . . CLICK ME ⬆ to see the Stewart MacDonald web page and reviews on the polish.
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Buy new ones! How old are your speakers? If they were mine I'd be using Bees Wax!
Theyre from the 1970's. Thanks for the recommendations! Have any of you heard of Renaissance micro crystalline wax polish?? Ive heard it is really good.
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Yes, that's all I use on my wood speakers and furniture.

Renaissance Micro-Crystalline Wax Polish - Rockler Woodworking Tools
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