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Old 04-02-2020, 11:15 AM
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Default Alternative to Johnsons Paste wax?

Hi all,
Just finished re-furbishing my table saw table with wd40 and 400 grit sandpaper. Wanted to put a rustproof finish on it, and Johnson's Paste Wax was recommended, but I cannot find any in my local stores. I know it's available on Amazon, but I need it now, and was wondering if any members had used an alternative product for this purpose that actually works!?
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Old 04-02-2020, 12:22 PM
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Old 04-02-2020, 12:23 PM
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Not that I've found, looked for it when I was doing my PM66. Pretty much everything else has silicone in it, BIG no-no if you're gonna put a finish on the wood after... Steve
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Old 04-02-2020, 12:26 PM
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I can't say I've ever used it on metal, but it good for all kinds of other materials. https://www.zoro.com/303-vehicle-pro...waAt8KEALw_wcB It's also available at Walmart in larger quantities if needed. Other members here may have some better advise.
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Old 04-02-2020, 12:30 PM
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Old 04-02-2020, 02:20 PM
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Any wood floor paste wax will do the same. I ran out of Johnson's about 5 years ago but found a tin of an English floor paste wax I found at a garage sale which worked just as well. Can not remember the name right now.
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Old 04-02-2020, 04:25 PM
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Sno Seal is fairly similar and can sometimes be found in the shoe section of department stores. I have used it on blacksmithing projects I didn't want to paint. You can melt it on with a hair dryer and it seems to soak in and work pretty well.
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Old 04-02-2020, 05:29 PM
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https://www.amazon.com/SC-Johnson-Fi...5866493&sr=8-2

https://www.amazon.com/Minwax-785004...5866553&sr=8-4
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Old 04-02-2020, 05:49 PM
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Go to a local auto parts store and get some paste wax.
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Old 04-02-2020, 08:02 PM
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I use the wax that i buy at Home Depo,in the paint dept.
I wax my saw with it.
Maybe its a Min Wax product?
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