Chestnut

Chestnut

Formed in the last decade of the twentieth Century, Chestnut Products have quickly become a well known and trusted supplier of quality wood finishes with a special emphasis on products for woodturners.

Used by professional woodworkers and enthusiasts alike.

 

Chestnut Products finishes are often to be seen being used on their own stand and by independent demonstrators.

 

The range covers most finishing requirements, from staining and waxing to

sealing and polishing

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Chestnut Buffing Wheels / Buffing KitChestnut Buffing Wheels / Buffing Kit
Chestnut Buffing Wheels / Buffing Kit
Chestnut Buffing Wheel A A firm, unstitched cotton wheel used with Compound 1 to smooth the existing surface and remove any minor blemishes. Chestnut Buffing Wheel B A soft, unstitched cotton wheel used with Compound 2 for a very fine cut, giving a much smoother surface ready for the final polish. Chestnut Buffing Wheel C A very soft, unstitched cotton wheel used for final polishing. ...
from £11.40 inc VAT
Chestnut Carnuba Stick Wax Woodturners Wax
Chestnut Carnuba Stick Wax Woodturners Wax
Carnauba Wax Stick A block of pure carnauba for use on the lathe to give a long lasting bright gloss finish. For best results use with any of the Chestnut Products Sanding Sealers.
£5.10 inc VAT

Chestnut Dome BuffChestnut Dome Buff
Chestnut Dome Buff
Dome Buff A A firm cotton dome shaped buff to be used with Compound 1 Used to smooth the surface and remove any minor blemishes Ideal for inside of bowls, vessels and small areas Manufactured using the best quality cotton All dome buffs are unstitched for maximum flexibility Ready to use with either a small mandrel (to be used in a jacobs chuck) or the large mandrel for use on...
£8.69 inc VAT
Chestnut Large Buffing Mandrel - Chuck Driven
Chestnut Large Buffing Mandrel - Chuck Driven
Precision engineered in the UK and zinc coated to resist corrosion, this mandrel fits into a lathe chuck (will require your jaws to close to either 18mm or 25mm; the mandrel can be held on any one of two sections). The buffing wheels then attach to the mandrel offering a quick change in use.
£11.70 inc VAT

Chestnut Lathe Buffing Tree
Chestnut Lathe Buffing Tree
Chestnut Buffing Tree It comprises of three 6 inch wheels, in the A, B and C cloth grades, firmly held on a central spindle. It’s ideal for buffing small items and, after loading the wheels with the compounds and wax, allows you to move from one wheel to the next in quick succession, dramatically reducing the time otherwise taken up by changing wheels. Ideal for polishing small items such as...
£43.20 inc VAT
Chestnut Polishing Compound 1 - Tripoli Fine Smoothing
Chestnut Polishing Compound 1 - Tripoli Fine Smoothing
Also known as Tripoli compund, use with Buffing Wheel 1 for a fine, smoothing cut. Can be omitted on light/open grained woods.
£5.10 inc VAT

Chestnut Polishing Compound 2 - White Diamond Extra Fine
Chestnut Polishing Compound 2 - White Diamond Extra Fine
Also know as White Diamond, use with Buffing Wheel 2 for an extra fine, cleansing cut.
£5.10 inc VAT
Chestnut Small Buffing Mandrel - Drill Chuck Driven
Chestnut Small Buffing Mandrel - Drill Chuck Driven
Precision engineered in the UK and zinc coated to resist corrosion, this mandrel fits into a drill chuck mounted on a lathe or drill press. The buffing wheels then attach to the mandrel offering a quick change in use.
£8.10 inc VAT

Chestnut Small Round Brush
Chestnut Small Round Brush
Small Round Brush Rather like a round pastry brush but with a smaller handle and a much denser bristle, the Small Round Brush is great for applying stains or waxes (or pretty much anything else) to difficult to get at areas or intricate shapes. Whilst it can be used in a stroking manner, this brush really comes into its own when used in a dabbing, stippling fashion. With a strong wooden handle...
£5.10 inc VAT
Chestnut Hard Wax Oil
Chestnut Hard Wax Oil
Chestnut Hard Wax Oil
from £14.99 inc VAT

Chestnut Food Safe Finish
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Chestnut Food Safe Finish
Food Safe Finish is a clear, food grade mineral oil. We use a thin grade of oil to allow it to soak into bare timber which then protects it against water splashes etc whilst not tainting or affecting the food in any way. It dries to a fairly matt finish; it is however ideal to use for wet sanding and when used with a very fine abrasive it can give an exceptionally smooth surface which has its own...
from £10.20 inc VAT
Chestnut French Polish
Chestnut French Polish
Confusingly, French Polish refers to a range of polishes (which would include Button Polish, White Polish, Garnet Polish etc) and also to a specific polish, French Polish. Our French Polish is a traditional blend of solvent (methylated spirit) and a top quality unbleached shellac which is very similar to a Button Polish in colour. Applied either to bare timber or over a Shellac Sanding Sealer...
from £13.99 inc VAT

Chestnut Acrylic Gloss Lacquer 400ml Aerosol
Chestnut Acrylic Gloss Lacquer 400ml Aerosol
If you don’t have access to spraying equipment, this aerosol lacquer will give you a great finish quickly and easily. A spray application is particularly relevant when trying to achieve the best gloss finish possible. Acrylic Gloss Lacquer is a high build water based lacquer specially adapted to give the best delivery through the nozzle (chosen to give excellent results without spitting, spotting...
£8.10 inc VAT
Chestnut Acrylic Lacquer
Chestnut Acrylic Lacquer
Acrylic Lacquer If you need to get away from the smell and flammability of our cellulose based lacquers this is an ideal option. This water based lacquer has virtually no smell and is totally non-flammable. Don’t be fooled though, this product is extremely hard wearing and gives a full gloss finish. Being water based it is slightly slower drying, taking about twenty minutes to be touch dry....
from £11.99 inc VAT

Chestnut Acrylic Satin Lacquer 400ml Aerosol
Chestnut Acrylic Satin Lacquer 400ml Aerosol
When you need to protect your work but don’t want an overpowering shine on it, Acrylic Satin Lacquer is an ideal choice. With the benefit of an easy aerosol application, especially useful on awkward shapes, this is a hard wearing water based lacquer that will protect whatever it’s put onto, leaving an attractive satin sheen. Acrylic Satin Lacquer is touch dry and dust free in about five...
£8.10 inc VAT
Chestnut Ebonising Lacquer 400ml Aerosol
Chestnut Ebonising Lacquer 400ml Aerosol
Ebonising Lacquer Ebonising Lacquer is a tough, hard-wearing water-based lacquer. It is heavily pigmented so that when it is dry it emulates the classic satin look of ebony. Usually applied over a sanding sealer (either Cellulose Sanding Sealer or Acrylic Sanding Sealer aerosol) it is touch dry in about five minutes and hard dry after twenty minutes. Although heavily pigmented it is not paint and...
£8.10 inc VAT

Chestnut Melamine Gloss Lacquer 400ml Aerosol
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Chestnut Melamine Gloss Lacquer 400ml Aerosol
Melamine Lacquer can be a bit fiddly to apply and there’s no better way than spraying it. If you don’t have access to spray equipment then this aerosol version is the ideal way. Melamine Gloss Lacquer will quickly build to a bright gloss finish and dries in a matter of minutes. Touch dry and safe to handle within five minutes the lacquer chemically cures to give a tougher finish. The lacquer...
£8.99 inc VAT
Chestnut Melamine Lacquer
Chestnut Melamine Lacquer
When you’re looking for a hard-wearing, heat and water resistant, quick drying gloss lacquer you need look no further than Melamine Lacquer. Based on cellulose technology, Melamine Lacquer has a catalyst suspended within it; when the lacquer is in the can it is inert but once applied and exposed to the air, the lacquer dries within five minutes like a cellulose and then the catalyst kicks in...
from £11.99 inc VAT

Chestnut Finishing Oil
Chestnut Finishing Oil
Finishing Oil Finishing Oil is Chestnut's version of Danish Oil and uses Tung Oil as its base but with the addition of solvents and driers. This aids the drying of the product and speeds it up dramatically, so that it’s dry within eight hours. It has a pale amber colour and dries to a hard yet flexible film which is very hardwearing and water resistant. For a high gloss finish apply several...
from £10.20 inc VAT
Chestnut Tung Oil
Chestnut Tung Oil
Tung Oil In need of a hard wearing, natural, solvent and additive free finish? You’ve come to the right page. Tung Oil, or Chinese Wood Oil as it’s sometimes called, is a natural oil derived from the seed of the nut of the tung tree. The jury is out as to whether it can spark a nut allergy. Tung Oil air dries to form a tough, hard film that has a fairly strong amber tint. Because it...
from £10.80 inc VAT

Chestnut Acrylic Sanding Sealer
Chestnut Acrylic Sanding Sealer
Acrylic Sanding Sealer This water based sanding sealer gets the job done without the smell associated with solvent based sealers and also with no flammability issues – ideal for asthma suffers and anyone with an aversion to solvent based finishes. Applied by cloth, brush or spray (our Foam Brushes are especially good with this) the sealer dries in about 5 minutes and can be overcoated with...
from £8.10 inc VAT
Chestnut End Seal
Chestnut End Seal
End Seal End Seal is an emulsified paraffin wax used the seal the ends of freshly cut timber to slow down the drying process and reduce the risk of the timber splitting. It can also be used on work-in-progress that is being left unfinished where there is a risk of the timber splitting. Apply it liberally, normally by brush but it can be sprayed if needed, usually to the smallest surface of...
from £9.99 inc VAT

Chestnut Foam Brushes Starter Pack (one of each)
Chestnut Foam Brushes Starter Pack (one of each)
Made in the USA, these are the original and best quality Foam Brush. Manufactured using a special foam with a stiffener inside to make sure they keep their shape in use, and supplied with a solid wooden handle attached. Great for eliminating brush marks (no bristles = no brush marks) and there’s no danger of any stray bristles coming loose and spoiling your work. Priced to be semi-disposable...
£3.99 inc VAT
Chestnut Shellac Sanding Sealer
Chestnut Shellac Sanding Sealer
Cellulose Sanding Sealer Shellac Sanding Sealer is the traditional way of sealing timber prior to applying a polish or a wax. Our version has a high percentage of real shellac which means it does the job extremely well, dissolved in an ethanol solution to make it easy to apply and quick drying. Applied by cloth, brush or spray it dries in about 20 minutes, making it very popular for cabinet and architectural...
from £14.70 inc VAT

Chestnut Spirit Thinners
Chestnut Spirit Thinners
Spirit Thinners This clear, slower drying solvent is primarily for thinning our Spirit Stain to give delicate wash effects without affecting the colour (as methylated spirit would). It can also be used to dilute Friction Polish or French Polish if needed (usually only when the cap has been left off and the product has thickened up). It’s also suitable for use in making french polish if you...
from £7.80 inc VAT
Chestnut Tack Cloths
Chestnut Tack Cloths
Tack Cloths are coated with a special, sticky resin. The resin doesn’t transfer off the cloth but when you wipe it across a surface it picks up and dust and removes it, leaving behind a clean surface ready for finishing. This makes it ideal for use after your final sanding to make sure that all of the sawdust generated is removed and doesn’t affect your finishing. Tack Cloths are supplied...
from £3.99 inc VAT

Chestnut Cellulose Thinners
Chestnut Cellulose Thinners
Cellulose Thinners This pure cellulose solvent is a high quality dilutant for our cellulose based products, such as Cellulose Sanding Sealer and Melamine Lacquer. Thinning these products can help to make them easier to apply, especially over larger areas as it helps them flow out. Cellulose Thinners is also useful for cleaning any spills you may have in the workshop and is strong enough to help clean...
from £9.30 inc VAT
Chestnut Liming Wax
Chestnut Liming Wax
Liming Wax The white pigment in Liming Wax is Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) which gives it a brilliant white finish which will perfectly highlight open grain. Use Liming Wax on any open grained timber for a dramatic and striking effect which can be emphasised by using a stain or Ebonising Lacquer first. For an even better result use the Liming Brush first to open up the grain, allowing more Liming...
from £8.99 inc VAT

Chestnut Microcrystalline Wax 225ml
Chestnut Microcrystalline Wax 225ml
Microcrystalline Wax Chestnut Products’ Microcrystalline Wax is a blend of high quality waxes rich in microcrystalline wax – a wax derived from the petroleum refining process and known for the fineness of its crystals. This is mixed with a special solvent to create a firm wax which, when dry, knits down to form a very dense coating making it very water resistant, meaning that...
£11.40 inc VAT
Chestnut WoodWax 22 Clear 450ml Wax
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Chestnut WoodWax 22 Clear 450ml Wax
WoodWax 22A blend of beeswax and carnuaba wax in a non-harmful solvent making a soft paste wax which is fast and easy to use, ideal for use on lathe work, bare or sealed wood, furniture and other finished surfaces. WoodWax 22 contains beeswax (for shine) and carnauba wax (for hardness). Blended together in a solvent to produce a soft creamy paste. This makes it very easy to apply over any...
£10.20 inc VAT

Chestnut Iridescent PaintsChestnut Iridescent Paints
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Chestnut Iridescent Paints
Chestnut Products are excited to be launching their new range of Iridescent Paints. Already well known for their range of bright Sprit Stains, popular with woodworkers and woodturners across Europe, these paints build on that popularity offering a new dimension to decorating, embellishing and colouring craft items. Available in nine different amazingly bright and vibrant colours - Green Azure Purple Red Turquoise Cerise Pink Yellow Vivid...
£8.69 inc VAT
Chestnut Iridescent Paints Sample SetChestnut Iridescent Paints Sample Set
New
Chestnut Iridescent Paints Sample Set
Iridescent Paints give a change in hue, a slight colour shift when viewed from different angles and are especially effective on irregularly shaped items. Available in nine different amazingly bright and vibrant colours – Green Azure Purple Red Turquoise Cerise Pink Yellow Vivid Blue The paints are water based acrylics and can be applied by brush, cloth, spray gun/airbrush or...
£31.20 inc VAT

Chestnut Metallic PaintsChestnut Metallic Paints
New
Chestnut Metallic Paints
PRE-ORDER:COMING SOON Chestnut Products are excited to be launching their new range of Metallic Paints. Already well known for their range of bright Sprit Stains, popular with woodworkers and woodturners across Europe, these paints build on that popularity offering a new dimension to decorating, embellishing and colouring craft items. Available in nine different amazingly bright and vibrant colours...
from £8.69 inc VAT
Chestnut Spirit Stain Rainbow ColoursChestnut Spirit Stain Rainbow Colours
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Chestnut Spirit Stain Rainbow Colours
Available in a wide variety of colours A quick-drying wood dye Manufactured with high grade, fade resistant materials Can be intermixed for colour matching or thinned using Cellulose Thinners for delicate wash effects An exciting and vibrant set of colours for staining wood, Spirit Stains are methanol based to make them quick drying and because of this they also will not raise the grain...
from £8.99 inc VAT

Chestnut Burnishing Cream 500ml
Chestnut Burnishing Cream 500ml
Burnishing Cream This creamy liquid has a very mild abrasive within it which acts like ‘liquid sandpaper’ on finished surfaces, cutting back and cleaning the finish and elevating it to a glossier, brighter finish. It can be used to smooth Cellulose Sanding Sealer prior to applying wax or Friction Polish, or, after allowing a suitable time to dry, on any of the lacquers, Friction...
£13.20 inc VAT
Chestnut Cellulose Sanding SealerChestnut Cellulose Sanding Sealer
Chestnut Cellulose Sanding Sealer
Cellulose Sanding SealerA quick drying sealer which provides an excellent base for all Chestnut Products’ finishes which require the use of a sealer. This formula does not contain harmful petroleum solvents such as toluene and xylene. Complies with EN71 regulations for use on toys. Good finishing requires a good foundation, and Cellulose Sanding Sealer is probably the best way of providing...
from £8.99 inc VAT

Chestnut Friction Polish
Chestnut Friction Polish
Chestnut Friction Polish
from £16.20 inc VAT
Chestnut Lemon Oil
Chestnut Lemon Oil
Lemon Oil If you’re looking for a finish that won’t change the colour of your timber, won’t give overpower the natural beauty of the wood with a high gloss but will still protect the timber and smell nice, well, you’re in the right place! Lemon Oil is a clear, low build finish. By that we mean that it’s a very thin liquid with a very low solids content, so no matter...
from £10.80 inc VAT
 

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