I have heard all the advise in this group about how great Johnson's paste wax
is. It is loved, it is recommended, it is needed, "you need it" "I need it" and
it's getting hard to find these days"... I found it at my local true value for
I used it on plane blades, cap irons, lever caps, soles and sides too. Thoroughly
done coating and polishing.
Now, nothing derogatory is intended here. But I noticed, when a lot of work is
being done my hands get hot and sweaty, when the protected metal is being
handled, the JPW gets gets "tacky" and it gets on my hands, the metal also needs
a new coating of it.
I also noticed that after a plane has been sittng a while on a shelf there
small rust spots, JPW doesn't work too good I think. I suppose a coating needs to
be thin and hard in order not to be obtrusive in any way, and actually work as
Could there possibly be a better answer for a tool that is actually used and
a lot? Perfect wipe-on product? Any help much appreciated.
Alex - newbie_neander in woodworking
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