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Fiddes Supreme Wax Polish

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Fiddes Supreme Wood Wax Polish contains only the finest Beeswax, Carnuba Wax and Candelilla Wax making it the ideal choice for restoring the character and sheen of furniture and wooden surfaces.

Easy to apply with a sponge, cloth or brush and ideal for difficult moulded areas or flat surfaces including flooring and furniture. Medium coats dry within 10 minutes. Toluene Free.

Please note: Fiddes call their Clear wax 'Light'.

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Fiddes Supreme Wax Polish nourishes, protects and offers a lasting depth of sheen which enhances the natural beauty of any real wood surface.

This Wax Polish can in general be applied to most other wood finishes including water stain, solvent stain, French polish, varnishes, lacquers and oils. It can be applied to bare wood as a wax finish in its own right. Supreme Wax Polish will revive old or tired looking wooden areas and is suitable for use on all interior wood such as furniture, floors, skirting and dado rails etc.

Note: Fiddes Supreme Wax Polish can easily turn from a wax to a thick liquid if exposed to warm temperatures, vibration in transit or if the tin is shaken. The wax can still be applied in this liquid state and is actually preferred by some customers.

To get the wax to return to its solid state, simply stir and store in a cool place such as a garage or under stairs cupboard. Small tins of wax can be put into the fridge to solidify more quickly if required.

400ml tins of wax will solidify within 12 to 24 hours if stored in a cool environment, 5 ltr tins may take 24 to 48 hours.


Sand the wooden surface with a medium sandpaper of around 120 grit, through to a medium / fine grit of 180 to 220 grit. Sand in the direction of the grain where possible, ensuring the removal of any residual glue and blemishes from the surface of the wood prior to the application of the Supreme Wax Polish. Take care to remove all traces of sanding dust from the area to be waxed. A coat of Manns Shellac Sanding Sealer can be used on open grained woods prior to application.


All untreated surfaces need to be clean and dry before application

Fiddes Supreme Wax Polish can be applied with a clean cloth such as stockinette, although most cloths such as T-Shirt or old bed sheeting will suffice. Wax Polish can also be applied with grade 0000 wire wool, which smooths the surface of the wood whilst waxing it at the same time. To achieve a deep lustre, buff the waxed surface with a clean, coarse cloth such as stockinette.

To get the best results, apply sparingly working on small areas at a time. Leave the wax polish for around 10 minutes before buffing with stockinette cloth or a drill buffing brush to achieve a shiny finish.

Buffing by hand requires some work to achieve a high sheen level whereas a drill buffing brush makes the process quicker and easier. If using a drill buffing brush it's important to let the bristles do the work. If you push down on the bristles they will start to soften and remove the wax from the surface of the wood.


When maintaining pre-waxed wood it is advisable to use a clear wax (Fiddes call their clear one: 'Light'), coloured waxes are best used for repairing fine scratches, for example when a lighter shade is showing through or they are used to change the colour of wood when the initial finishing process is done.

Additional coats offer an improved patina and overall durability and although not essential fresh wax coats can be applied annually. The coloured waxes offer greater depth.


Fiddes Supreme Wax Polish has a shelf life of around 2 years and is ideally stored in an air tight container at normal room temperature. Any wax exposed to very hot or freezing temperatures should be discarded.


  • Flammable: Contains White Spirit.
  • Keep away from sources of ignition: No Smoking.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • In case of contact with eyes rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
  • Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.
  • Storage: Keep container tightly closed and store in a well-ventilated area.

Drying Time

Drying times may vary depending on room temperature, humidity and the type of wood being waxed. Recommended drying time for a thin coat of Fiddes Supreme Wax Polish is around 5 minutes with thicker coats taking up to 15 minutes.

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Fiddes Supreme Wax Polish reviews - Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars, based on 140 reviews.

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John Richard Auty
 400ml, Light - Clear
Works well on pine furniture.
Wonderful polish, two layers of polish have given a new lease of life to our pine furniture.
Christopher Pretlove
 400ml, Jacobean
Easy to use good results
Very dark, black really with a bit of elbow grease comes up lovely.
 5L, Jacobean
The wax is good.Fiddes are a"naff" firm
The wax is the best I have used for the last 40 years
Elaine St John-Mosse
 5L, Light - Clear
A great and reasonably priced product!
This product is very easy to apply being just the right consistency at room temperature. It has low odour and gives a lovely clear finish. It's great value too.
Lynne Temple
 400ml, Stripped Pine
Easy to use, and lovely natural finish
Looks great on my natural pine table, and easy to use to touch up any marks.
Keith McLuckie
 400ml, Stripped Pine
Excellent wax product
This wax is easy to use - hard work but it's waxing! What would you expect? I use this on the bedroom suite (bed frame, chests of drawers and wardrobes) hand made in Canadian pitch pine "very chunky design" by Nottingham based wood work specialist. With each application of the wax the wood looks better and better!
David Round
 400ml, Light - Clear
Does what it says on the tin!
Great product. Easy to apply and leaves a lovely finish. Does not darken bare wood.
Annie P
 400ml, Stripped Pine
Lovely finish on doors!
Easy to apply, lovely colour, gives an even finish.
John Potts
 400ml, Light - Clear
So so easy to use
After purchasing wax from the retailer where I purchased my furniture I attempted to use and it was absolutely terrible, just couldn't get it to buff to an even shine and it was such hard work. Anyway I looked on the Internet for other wax and came across wood finishings direct, I purchased fiddes clear wax after noticing it was in the sale. Best thing I ever done, it was so so easy to use and what a shine it left on wood. The service from start to finish was excellent, speedy delivery too. Would recommend to anyone!!!
Wendy Pybus
 400ml, Stripped Pine
Great Product!
Well impressed with this wax. I gave my reclaimed wood doors two coats even though one would have been fine. They look so good and so different than before.
James Lautenschlager
 400ml, Antique Brown
Good product sent quickly and efficiently. I am a repeat buyer from these people and will continue to use them.
James Lautenschlager
 400ml, Rugger
Good product sent quickly and efficiently. I am a repeat buyer from these people and will continue to use them.
Mike Kerridge
 400ml, Light - Clear
Applies easily and produces an excellent result
The product is as good or better than the same type of product provided by the furniture manufacturer.
Emma Creighton
 400ml, Antique Brown
Actually - is much better than any other wax I've ever used.
Fine grained and so easy to apply evenly, well absorbed by the wood, dried quickly and polished up beautifully.
 400ml, Light - Clear
Good Buy
We finish our Shellac work on Rosewood bedroom sets with Fiddes Wax and really brings out the pieces....
Beatrice Gay
 400ml, Light - Clear
Really good quality product
Absorbed really well by the wood and buffs up easily.
Stephanie Green
 400ml, Light - Clear
Quality without exception
Excellent product, does what it says on the tin,its low odour so brilliant because no fumes.dries quickly so your not waiting around for ages,and when buffed gives a beautiful shine so you can see the natural beauty of the wood without compromise I won't be using any other product from now on its fiddes supreme all the way
Mike D (Bolton)
 400ml, Light - Clear
Good product - Easy to apply
Goes on nicely over a coat of stain without making the base colour any darker than the original or just by itself.
Mike D (Bolton)
 400ml, Stripped Pine
Good product - Easy to apply
Goes on nicely over a coat of stain to give a darker finish.
 400ml, Rugger
Trial tin to establish results and it did just fine
Rugger polish was purchased to establish actual shade on pine timber . This proved successful and the finish was excellant

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10 mins
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  • Soft mixture
  • Buff to a shine
  • Toluene free

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