Renaissance Wax – 200ml


Renaissance Wax 200 ml. Also known as Renwax.

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Renaissance Wax is the last word in finish protection!

AKA Renwax, This product is a non-acidic wax, perfect for protecting your blades and polishing your handles. It’s also handy for protecting the blade from rust during wet handsanding, as well as a type of epoxy-resist; if there are parts of your knife that you want to keep free of epoxy during glue-up, or to act as a release agent when bedding hidden tang knives.

The History of Renaissance Wax

Renaissance wax polish was originally formulated in the British Museum research laboratories in the early 1950s in response to a discussion amongst museum technicians at an international conference on fine-art conservation. In accelerated aging tests, the British Museum scientist found that all current commercial waxes based on the usual natural waxes (beeswax and carnauba wax) contained acids which, in time, could spoil original finishes on national historic collections and furniture. He rejected them all and investigated the new so-called ‘fossil’ or micro-crystalline waxes being refined out of crude oil. With their distinct characteristics depending on their geographical origins, the new ‘man-made’ waxes could be accurately blended to meet the needs of many industries, from cosmetics and pharmaceuticals to heavy engineering. Thus, the waxes combined Nature’s best qualities with the advantages of modern technology. By Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen Supplier of Products for Restoration and Conservation – Picreator Enterprises Ltd. London, England

Additional information

Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 6 cm

2 reviews for Renaissance Wax – 200ml

  1. 5 out of 5


    I swear by this wax. I first used it when I did a course at Tharwa and have used it ever since.
    Great on steel for rust prevention and on handles for added protection.

  2. 5 out of 5

    stefan stirzaker

    Used this when I did a course at tharwa and use this on every knife now. It protects the metal great and also makes the epoxy come off if you put it where you don’t mean it to go. 15/10 would recommend

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