Matte Finishing Techniques Woodworking Blog
Oct 27, 2017· Wipe the wax off immediately, before it dries, to maintain a flat finish. For a quick, thin, matte finish, flood the wood with shellac, then wipe off the excess while it’s still wet. Let it dry several hours, then apply paste wax with #0000 steel wool. The steel wool will smooth the wood surface as you wax.