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Article:  How To French Polish Furniture

In this article we will show you the technique of French Polishing.  Generally considered to be the most prestigious and desirable of all the clear finishes, french polish is the best looking, but in many ways the least practical.

The simple principle of French polishing is to build up a lustrous finish with thin coats of polish. Few tools are needed and a small stock of materials can be purchased either ready mixed or in a raw state for home mixing. French polish is not overly difficult, but does require time and patience.