French polishing method in 4 views
After a meticulous sandpapering , with active sandpaper grains of largest to finest, one passes to the filling of the pores of the wood with pounce, alcohol and varnish. One can also mingle with it with the pigments containing ground in order to vary the color of wood without inevitably having recourse to a colour. This work is the indispensable condition of the success of a french polish. Then filled is sandpapered in order to eliminate the surplus from it, one passes to varnishing (containing a mixture of shellac developped at the point during long years). Once the varnish is finished, it is cleared up in order to give him its final brilliance.