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General Finishes finishing materials are recognized by cabinet shops,
the millwork industry, furniture makers, finishers, and refinishing shops as
the finest available for workability, durability, with predictable results time after time.
Made in America for over 60 years.

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Covid-19 Update 9/15/22 - Unvaccinated Mask Reequest
BEHLEN Finishing has a NEW LABEL Wood Finish Supply - New Location
Penetrating NGR DYE - Behlen JET BLACK
Moving Rubber Bands as Clamps
New - Dewaxed Flake - BONA / MAROON
Dewaxed BEIGE Shellac New Crop Shipping
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BEHLEN Finishing has a NEW LABEL

BEHLEN Finishing has a NEW LABEL Wood Finish SupplyAn Authorized Mohawk Distributor As of June 1st 2019 the H.Behlen Finishing Products were transitioned to the Mohawk Finishing label. Not every product was included in the transition, in that there are good Mohawk equivalents for those items. Products that have been made using the same formula for years will be co-labeled […] Wood Finish Supply - New Location Wood Finish Supply – New Location Wood Finish Supply & MERIT Industries Authorized Mohawk Distributor NEW Location,  2465 Second Street, Napa CA 94559 We are (most of the time) Open 5 days .. 8:00 am to 4:00 pm &  Saturdays – by Appointment.  707-299-8016 Please stop by our NEW showroom when you’re in the Napa area. From Hwy 29 […]

Penetrating NGR DYE - Behlen JET BLACK

Penetrating NGR DYE – Behlen JET BLACK

Ultra Penetrating NGR DYE – JET BLACK The beautiful deep JET BLACK Dye (Behlen Formula) is back in production and SHIPPING. Available here: in Pints, Quarts, Gallons Ultra® Penetrating NGR (Non Grain Raising) DYE. Excellent fade & UV resistance. Intermix to arrive at custom colors. Reduce color intensity with NGR Reducer, Acetone, or Shellac Solvent […]

Solve LACQUER Over-Spray and Orange-Peel

Getting the most from your Lacquer Finishes When & Why To Use Flash-Off™ Control Solvent & Lacquer Blush Retarder Lacquer Retarder helps avoid Blushing  caused by Cold Humid Wet Weather Lacquer retarder is used to help eliminate “blushing”, the white foggy look caused by HIGH humidity or rainy and cool/cold weather. This blush sometimes is […]

Finishing Classes / Workshops

Finishing Classes / Workshops Napa California For information on future seminars and classes Please Email To: Subject: Send Class Information Include Your: Full Name, Mail Address, Phone #, Note your specific area of intrest in finishing. (new finishes, refinishig, antiques, instruments, etc.) Some of the subjects Covered, with a focus on Furniture Finishes: • […]

New - Dewaxed Flake - BONA / MAROON

New – Dewaxed Flake – BONA / MAROON

Use BONA / MAROON on Mahogany, Cherry, Rosewood,
and similar toned woods.

Ruby Shellac & Thai Seed-lac – Now In Stock

Ruby Shellac Dewaxed Ruby Flake (Ruddy Amber) & Thai Seed-lac New Crop Shipping  1/10/2022 Ruby shellac is a good choice to enhance the tone of Cherry, Rosewood, Mahogany and to intermix with other shellac to add a rich warmth to any finish.

Dewaxed BEIGE Shellac New Crop Shipping

Dewaxed BEIGE Shellac New Crop Shipping

Dewaxed Flake – BEIGE SHELLAC (Neutral Blonde) light pale amber toned beige. Click here to order:  2022 Crop  Now Shipping

Dewaxed PLATINA (Platinum) Blonde

Dewaxed PLATINA Shellac SUPER PALE, Extra Light Toned Platina Shellac, PALE Transparent. Dewaxed  PLATINA (Platinum) Blonde, an excellent shellac choice to impart the least amount of tone to woods such as Maple and Spruce. Shelf Life & Storage of Dewaxed Flake: One Year+, Cool, Dark, Sealed from moisture.    CLICK here To Order PLATINA

New -  SUPER GOLDEN Button


 SUPER GOLDEN Button Shellac Use Super Golden Button on light toned woods, or on any wood where a light Rich Golden Amber tone is desired. The lightest tone of the Button Shellacs  (seasonal & limited quantities)    •••  New Crop Shipping  12/4/2021 ••• Comparison of Kusmi #1 Button & Super Golden Note: The photo shows […]

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