Eight ounces of yellow beeswax, two quarts of spirits of turpentine, one quart of Venetian turpentine. Cut the wax in small pieces and pour the spirits over it–it will soon dissolve; then bottle. Apply with a flannel or soft cloth. It keeps the floors in excellent order.
Source: The Golden Age Cook Book, H. L. DwightFiled under Remedy | Tags: beeswax, dwight, flannel, floor, floors, hard wood, polish, spirits of turpentine, stained wood, turpentine, venetian turpentine, wood, yellow beeswax | Comment (0)