Required materials:

Fine sandpaper (e.g. 220 grain size)

Protective gloves

Wax- based varnish

Flat brush

Steelwool ( medium degree of hardness)


Step 1:

Wood surface needs to be dry, dirt- and fat- free. Whet the surface in the direction of grain and dust it.



Step 2:

Apply wax- based varnish thinly and evenly on surface in the direction of grain and let dry.


Step 3:

Intermediate sanding with 220 grain, always in the direction of grain. Thoroughly remove the dust afterwards.


Step 4:

Apply ( wax- based) varnish thinly and evenly a second time, and let dry.


Step 5:

After- treatment of wood surface with steelwool ( medium degree of hardness) in the direction of texture for achieving silky lustre.