Caring for Antiques

Polishing Antique Furniture

The aim of polishing is to build a deep patina that you can really see down into. Only wax will do this. A deep wax polish is very different from a surface gloss, and is the only appropriate finish for formal antique furniture. This article contains some general information about care of antique furniture as well as tips and solutions to common problems. Click on any topic listed below, or scroll down to read the entire article.