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What is "Dusty wax" - Definition & Explanation

A mixture of wax, rottenstone, and solvents added to furniture and used like a hang-up glaze. Common on French and English country furniture reproductions. http://www.feldmanfurniture.com/first%20page/table%20lamps/TurneddistressedwoodanddustywaxfinishedEvatablelamp.html

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