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1. Questions on Borma Wachs materials: application, consumption, choice.
2. Questions about Gilding: how gilding is carried out, materials, application.

3. General questions about online store operation: how to place an order, how to pay, delivery methods, pickup points, work schedule.

1. Questions - Answers on finishing materials for Borma Wachs wood.
1.1. Materials for the restoration and retouching of furniture
1.2. Wood wax
1.3. Tree Oil
1.4. Wood stain
1.5. Wood Filler
1.6. Shellac for wood
1.7. Related materials for restoration

1. Materials for the restoration and retouching of furniture.

1.1. What is soft wax?
1.2. What is hard wax?
1.3. What is a Profix retouching pencil?
1.4. What is a Profix Pen retouching pencil?
1.5. What is a Holzmarker?
1.6. What is a retouching varnish spray?
1.7. How to determine the degree of gloss retouching varnish?
1.8. What is a set of paints for restoration? What is it for?
1.9. How to find out what furniture is covered with - transparent varnish or enamel?
1.10. How to seal a scratch on furniture varnished?
1.11. How to seal a scratch on furniture covered with enamel?
1.12. How to seal a crack on the floor?
1.13. How to choose colors of retouching materials: wax, pencils?
1.14. Do I need to fix the restoration materials varnish?

1.1. What is soft wax?
Soft wax is a material for sealing chips and cracks on a wooden surface that does not require much wear. The consistency of it resembles clay and can be rubbed into defects without additional preparation. Soft waxes have a wide range of colors.

1.2. What is hard wax?
Hard wax is a material for sealing chips and cracks on a wooden surface that requires strong wear - floors, table tops. Hard wax must be melted with a gas or electric soldering iron. You can also melt it with an open flame, but the main thing is not to burn the material. Solid waxes have a wide range of colors.

1.3. What is a Profix retouching pencil?
Profix pencil is a spirit-based marker for retouching minor scratches on furniture coated with a transparent varnish. The thickness of this marker is similar to that of ordinary office markers.

1.4. What is a Profix Pen retouching pencil?
Pencil Profix Pen is a thin marker based on alcohol stain for retouching minor scratches on furniture coated with clear varnish. The thickness of this marker is like a gel pen.

1.5. What is a Holzmarker?
The Holzmarker is a nitro-enamel-based marker for eliminating defects on an enamelled surface. (opaque finish)

1.6. What is a retouching varnish spray?
Retouching varnish spray is a nitrocellulose and acrylic spray varnish. After drying, this varnish does not leave a halo. The varnish can be used for retouching furniture as well as for covering.

1.7. How to determine the degree of gloss retouching varnish?
Determine the degree of gloss retouching varnish by the following characteristics:
10% - absolutely matte surface - does not shine when light hits.
20% is a matte surface, gives light shine when light enters.
30% - medium glossy surface, the surface has a slight shine even without light.
40% - the surface has a noticeable shine both with and without light.
60% - high gloss, the surface has a strong gloss.
90% - a varnish with the maximum gloss, at the correct drawing the surface reflects objects.

1.8. What is a set of paints for restoration? What is it for?
The set of paints for restoration of Giotto is a set of dry paints on acrylic base, which are diluted with solvents. This set is used for the restoration of furniture with an opaque finish, in the case when You need to accurately select the color of the coating.

1.9. How to find out what furniture is covered with - transparent varnish or enamel?
If the furniture is stained and transparent varnish (transparent finish) - then under the transparent varnish you will see the texture of the tree, its drawing. If the furniture is covered with enamel (opaque finish) - then the wood or MDF is completely hidden by a layer of enamel.

1.10. How to seal a scratch on furniture varnished?
Scratch can be sealed with soft wax or painted over with Profix pencil, then coated with retouching varnish.

1.11. How to seal a scratch on furniture covered with enamel?
The scratch can be sealed with soft wax and covered with retouching varnish or painted over with a Holzmarker.

1.12. How to seal a crack on the floor?
It is necessary to apply a hard wax to the crack, if necessary, you can paint it with a Profix pencil and cover it with retouching varnish.

1.13. How to choose colors of retouching materials: wax, pencils?
In order to choose the colors of retouching materials you need to go to the Color Catalog page.

1.14. Do I need to fix the restoration materials with varnish?
Yes, restoration materials require fixing varnish. Soft waxes get dirty if you put pressure on them, hard wax can flake off over time, and the stain will be erased from moisture. But if you restore the area that is not exposed to exposure - then you can not fix this area with varnish.

2. Wax for wood

2.1. What is wax for wood?
2.2. What wax do you have?
2.3. What is Holzwachs Lasur?
2.4. I need a wax for the floor. What can you offer?
2.5. I want to wax the salary of the icon. What can you offer?
2.6. How to apply your waxes?
2.7. What is the consumption of wax?
2.8. Found on your site "liquid parquet wax." What is it?
2.9. What is liquid beeswax?
2.10. What is a wax fixation coating?
2.11. I want to put wax on the varnished floor. What kind of wax do I need?
2.12. Is the wax shiny?

2.1. What is wax for wood?
Wax is a decorative finishing coating for wood in the form of a paste or liquid that is applied to an untreated surface. Wax does not require further consolidation and pre-priming.
There are also soft and hard wax for restoration. This is not a finishing material. And the material for sealing cracks and chips.

2.2. What wax do you have?
We have waxes for finishing furniture and flooring in the form of paste: bee, antique, universal, white, as well as liquid beeswax.
Wax for interior and exterior liquid: Holzwachs Lasur.
Water based waxes for varnished floors: Parwachs, MetalWachs, Tile wax.

2.3. What is Holzwachs Lasur?
Holzwachs Lasur is a mixture of oils and waxes based on solvents for exterior and interior use. This coating does not leave a vivid film, has a low matte gloss, and is also available in 9 colors, including transparent. Holzwachs Lasur is a coating that can be applied to both the untreated surface and the paintwork for its restoration.

2.4. I need a wax for the floor. What can you offer?
If you need to cover the raw parquet or floorboard - then the best choice would be a universal wax for parquet. It is transparent, applied with a brush or lint-free cloth, and then polished. As a result, you get a natural natural coating that is easy to update.
If you need to protect the floor, varnished or oil - then you will suit Parwachs. This is a water-based wax that is applied with a damp cloth, after which it leaves a wear-resistant film that has a fairly high gloss.

2.5. I want to wax the salary of the icon. What can you offer?
To cover the wax icons used transparent beeswax.

2.6. How to apply your waxes?
The wax in the form of a paste is applied with a brush or a lint-free cloth in 2 layers followed by a soft cloth.
Holzwachs Lasur exterior wax is applied in 2 coats with intermediate sanding.
Waterborne waxes for varnished floors are applied with a damp cloth without subsequent polishing.

2.7. What is the consumption of wax?
Standard 500 ml can. wax in the form of paste lasts about 30 square meters. on a tree in 1 layer.
Wax for outdoor work Holzwachs Lasur 1 l. - 8-12 sq.m. in 1 layer.
Water based wax for varnished surfaces: 1l. - 50-60 sq.m.

2.8. Found on your site "liquid parquet wax." What is it?
Liquid parquet wax - Parwachs, is a water-based wax for applying on varnished floors. It forms a wear-resistant film with a noticeable gloss.

2.9. What is liquid beeswax?
Liquid beeswax is a mixture of natural oils and beeswax, for easier application to the product.

2.10. What is a wax fixation coating?
The coating for fixing TopFix wax is essentially a purified transparent shellac that forms an additional glossy film on the wax. It is rational to use it on products subject to increased wear.

2.11. I want to put wax on the varnished floor. What kind of wax do I need?
A water-based self-dispensing wax - Parwachs.

2.12. Does the wax shine?
Glitter wax in the form of a paste (bee, antique, universal) depends on the quality of the subsequent polishing. The more intense the polishing, the higher the brilliance.
The exterior and interior wax of Holzwachs Lasur has no shine.
Wax for water-based flooring has a sufficiently high gloss.

3. Oil for wood

3.1. What is oil and how does it differ from varnish?
3.2. What is the consumption of oil?
3.3. How to apply oil?
3.4. I need floor oil in the apartment. What can you advise?
3.5. What is tick and tung oil?
3.6. What is a tick extract oil coating and how does it differ from teak oil?
3.7. What is oil for restoration? How is it applied?
3.8. I need to coat 80 square meters. m. floor in the apartment. What do I need and how much does it cost?
3.9. At my house the floor is covered with varnish. I want to apply oil. How to do it?
3.10. I have a chest of drawers not covered with anything. What oil is best to cover?
3.11. Can I put any materials on top of the oil? If possible, what is applied?
3.12. I need to cover with oil the terrace in the country. 130 square meters m. What can you offer and how much will it cost?
3.13. I have old furniture at home, covered with something incomprehensible. I want to update its color, paint over small scratches and make it uniform. What do I need for this?
3.14. I want to cover the parquet with oil. Need color dark walnut. Do you have oil of this color? What can you offer me?
3.15. I need a natural oil without chemicals, do you have it?
3.1. What is oil and how does it differ from varnish?
Oil is a finishing coating for untreated wood, which, unlike varnish, impregnates wood, forming an inconspicuous film for abrasion. While the varnish just falls on the surface, forming a noticeable film.

3.2. What is the consumption of oil?
The average oil consumption is 1 l. 10-12 sq.m. in 1 layer.

3.3. How to apply oil?
The oil is applied with a brush, if in some places you have applied it unevenly, you can even out the coating in a circular motion with a cloth. You can also apply oil with a roller or paint spray gun.

3.4. I need floor oil in the apartment. What can you advise?
For flooring we recommend using ParquetOil parquet oil. It is sold in standard containers 1 l. and 5 l. and has the following degrees of gloss: 10%, 30%, 90%.
Or you can use teak or tung oil. These oils are odorless, but they are not as resistant - you need to apply at least 3 layers.

3.5. What is tick and tung oil?
Teak oil is an oil produced in the processing of teak wood. It is odorless, harmless to humans, and can be used both inside and outside the room. The teak oil has a light golden hue, the oil is ready for use, and if necessary it can be diluted with purified turpentine.
Tung oil is an oil produced from the squeeze of tung tree seeds. It is also odorless and is used both inside and outside the room. Tung oil is less transparent than teak and leaves a more yellow coating.
Teak and tung oil are usually used for processing furniture and flooring of country houses, as these oils are traditionally used in shipbuilding.

3.6. What is oil coating with tic extract and How does it differ from teak oil?
Oil coating with tick extract is a special impregnation to create the effect of "wet wood". It is almost invisible and does not change the color of the wood. Impregnation gives good protection from moisture, but it does not protect the wood from abrasion.

3.7. What is oil for restoration? How is it applied?
Oil for restoration is a special impregnation that is applied to the paintwork and impregnates it, hiding minor defects and updating the color of the product. The oil is available in 4 colors: light wood, medium wood, dark wood, mahogany - mahogany. The oil is applied with a brush or cloth, after which it should be absorbed for 5-10 hours, after which its excess can be removed with a soft cloth. As a result, you get a uniform surface with a deep color and a pleasant shine.

3.8. I need to coat 80 square meters. m. floor in the apartment. What do I need and how much does it cost?
You need oil for parquet PaquetOil 10%, 30% or 90% gloss. 80 sq.m. need about 15 liters. Oil is 3 containers of 5 liters.
Prices of butter can be found in the online store.

3.9. At my house the floor is covered with varnish. I want to apply oil. How to do it?
It is impossible to apply oil on a varnish directly. The oil simply does not soak into the paint film. You need to remove the varnish or using a special remover for varnish or grind it mechanically using a special polishing machine.

3.10. I have a chest of drawers not covered with anything. What oil is best to cover?
For products that are not subject to heavy wear, we recommend hard oil for furniture, as well as an oil coating based on wax.

3.11. Can I put any materials on top of the oil? If possible, what is applied?
On top of the oil, you can apply a wax in the form of a paste or a liquid, water-based Parwachs self-dispensing wax. It is impossible to apply a varnish on oil, it will not have adhesion with an oil film.

3.12. I need to cover with oil the terrace in the country. 130 square meters m. What can you offer and how much will it cost?
Danish oil is best suited for flooring used outdoors or in harsh environments. With an average consumption of 1 l. on 7 sq.m when drawing in 2 layers it is necessary to buy 20 l. - These are 4 standard cans of 5 liters each. You can find out the price of Danish oil in our online store.

3.13. I have old furniture at home, covered with something incomprehensible. I want to update its color, paint over small scratches and make it uniform. What do I need for this?
To solve this problem, the best oil suitable for restoration. You can also use the wax coating Holzwachs Lasur.

3.14. I want to cover the parquet with oil. Need color dark walnut. Do you have oil of this color? What can you offer me?
The oils produced by Borma Wachs are transparent, with the exception of Grundierol - which is white and black. In this case, we recommend covering the parquet with a stain first, then with clear oil.

3.15. I need a natural oil without chemicals, do you have it?
Yes, natural oils are teak and tung oils. They are odorless, give a light golden hue when applied. These oils are used for outdoor work, to cover log cabins, terraces, garden furniture.


4. Wood stain
4.1. What is stain?
4.2. What is the stain for?
4.3. What is the difference between water, alcohol and solvent-based stain?
4.4. What is Holzefarbe universal concentrated dye?
4.5. How much is the stain?
4.6. How to apply stain to the surface?
4.7. Is it necessary to fix the stain?
4.8. What is the consumption of stain?
4.9. Is it possible to apply stain on varnish, wax or oil?
4.10. How can I buy the stain of the color I need?
4.11. Is it possible to coat putty with stain?
4.12. What is the difference between the stain and patina?
4.13. What is wax stain?

4.1. What is stain?
The stain is a tinting compound for untreated wood that, when applied, exhibits wood texture. As a rule, most modern furniture is covered with wood stain and clear lacquer. This method of coating is called a transparent finish.

4.2. What is the stain for?
Stain is used to impart color to the untreated tree and to develop his pattern - texture. There are also special retouching pencils based on stain for painting small scratches.

4.3. What is the difference between water, alcohol and solvent-based stain?
Water stain is diluted with water, alcohol, alcohol, and solvent-based stain can be diluted with solvents. Alcohol-based and solvent-based stains do not lift the pile after application and dry quickly enough for 15-40 minutes. The water stain is odorless, but dries for a long time - 12 hours and picks up the nap.

4.4. What is Holzefarbe universal concentrated dye?
Universal dye Holzefarbe is an aniline-based stain that can be diluted with both water and alcohol and solvents.

4.5. How much is the stain?
You can find out the current prices for Holzefarbe stain in our online store.

4.6. How to apply stain to the surface?
The stain is applied by spraying, with a brush, roller or rubbing with a lint-free cloth.

4.7. Is it necessary to fix the stain?
Yes, the stain requires mandatory fixing with oil, wax or varnish.

4.8. What is the consumption of stain?
The consumption of wood stain depends on the type of wood and the quality of its grinding. The average consumption of 1 l. on 12-14 sq.m.

4.9. Is it possible to apply stain on varnish, wax or oil?
No, the stain is applied only to untreated wood.

4.10. How can I buy the stain of the color I need?
To purchase the stains of the desired color, select the most appropriate color from the Borma Wachs Color Catalog. To obtain the desired shade, the basic colors of the stain can be mixed together.

4.11. Is it possible to coat putty with stain?
Yes, you can apply the stain on the putty to give it the color you want.

4.12. What is the difference between the stain and patina?
The stain is applied to the untreated wood while the patina is applied to the ground or the first coat of varnish.

4.13. What is wax stain?
Wax stain is a wax-based stain that can only be coated with wax. Other coatings are not compatible with it.


5. Wood putty

5.1. What is putty? What is it used for?
5.2. What is the difference between nitrous and polyester putties?
5.3. How much does wood filler cost?
5.4. How to apply putty to the surface?
5.5. When is it best to apply putty and when is wax?
5.6. How to achieve the desired color putty?
5.7. What is a binder for putty?
5.8. Is it possible to coat the putty with stain, oil or varnish?

5.1. What is putty? What is it used for?
Hard putty is a wood dust-based restoration material that is used to seal cracks in untreated wood.

5.2. What is the difference between nitrous and polyester putties?
Nitrospack - the most common type of wood putty. It is one-component, dries quickly and is not very expensive. Nitroshpaklivka has not really sharp smell of solvent. Water plaster dries 12 hours, but at the same time the cheapest. Polyester putty is a two-component one, it takes about 10 minutes to work after connecting the components, it does not shrink and is the most durable.

5.3. How much does wood filler cost?
You can find out the price of wood putty for wood in our online store.

5.4. How to apply putty to the surface?
Putty is applied to the untreated wood with a spatula, after which the surface is leveled and the remnants are removed. It is better to apply water and nitro-putty with a margin, because it shrinks and decreases in volume.

5.5. When is it best to apply putty and when is wax?
If you completely restore the surface, remove varnish or work with untreated wood, then apply putty. If you need to carry out retouching work on the surface, varnished, then use a soft or hard wax.

5.6. How to achieve the desired color putty?
You can choose the most suitable color putty in the catalog of colors. You can also coat the putty with the stain of the desired color.

5.7. What is a binder for putty?
Binder for puttying is a material on a nitro base, to which wood dust is added to make putty. The resulting composition is used for sealing gaps in floor coverings and large cracks, for example, in logs of wooden houses.

5.8. Is it possible to coat the putty with stain, oil or varnish?
Putty can be covered with stain, oil and varnish.

6. Shellac for wood

6.1. What is shellac?
6.2. What is natural shellac and shellac purified transparent?
6.3. What are shellac flakes?
6.4. What is shellac used for?
6.5. In which containers can you buy shellac?
6.6. How much is shellac?
6.7. How to apply shellac to the surface?
6.8. Is it possible to apply wax on shellac?
6.9. What is the cost of shellac?
6.10. What colors do you have shellac?
6.11. What is a shellac primer?
6.12. What is hard shellac lacquer?
6.13. What is shellac polish oil?
6.14. What is shellac thinner?
6.15. What is alcohol finish?
6.1. What is shellac?
Shellac is a special material that insects secrete on tree branches in India and Southeast Asia. After that, it is cleaned and turned into flakes, of which varnish is prepared.

6.2. What is natural shellac and shellac purified transparent?
Natural shellac is a lacquer made from natural shellac resin, i.e. it contains wax and has an amber golden hue.
Shellac is peeled transparent - as the name implies is shelled from wax shellac, which gives a transparent coating that does not change the color of the tree.

6.3. What are shellac flakes?
The shellac flakes are a resin that has been collected and cleared of dirt, from which shells are prepared by adding alcohol.

6.4. What is shellac used for?
Shellac is used to cover furniture, to fix potali, as well as in artwork to cover various products. Shellac - alcohol varnish, therefore, compatible with any coating.

6.5. In which containers can you buy shellac?

Standard shellac packaging:
1. Soil natural shellac: 500 ml.
2. Soil purified shellac: 500 ml, 5 l.
3. Natural shellac varnish: 150, 500 ml.
4. Clear shellac clear: 500 ml, 5 l.
5. Hard shellac lacquer: 500 ml, 5 l.
6. Shellac orange varnish: 500 ml.
7. Black shellac: 500 ml.

6.6. How much is shellac?
Actual prices for shellac, you can find in our online store.

6.7. How to apply shellac to the surface?
Shellac is applied with a brush or swab. The technology of applying the tampon is quite complicated, you apply several layers of shellac with a brush, and apply the subsequent layers with a tampon, wetting it in linseed oil. If you have never applied shellac with a swab, then we recommend consulting with professional masters.

6.8. Is it possible to apply wax on shellac?
Yes, you can apply wax on shellac. And even shellac on wax to secure it.

6.9. What is the cost of shellac?
The consumption of shellac is about 1 l per 10-12 sq. M. in 1 layer.

6.10. What colors do you have shellac?
In finished form: natural (with an amber shade), black, orange (almost transparent), transparent.
In flakes: natural, orange, transparent, black, ruby ​​(red).

6.11. What is a shellac primer?
Shellac primer is similar to shellac lacquer flake, diluted in alcohol, but less in proportion than shellac varnish.

6.12. What is "hard shellac lacquer"?
Hard shellac lacquer is shellac clear lacquer clear, but with a harder coating after application. Almost does not differ from shellac purified transparent.

6.13. What is shellac polish oil?
Oil polish is a special oil in which a tampon is moistened when applying shellac. This helps to avoid problems with the dissolution of one layer of shellac to others.

6.14. What is shellac thinner?
The thinner for shellac is a colored alcohol that can be added to shellac to make it more liquid.

6.15. What is alcohol finish?
Finishing alcohol is a special compound for removing residual polish oil after applying all layers of shellac.

7. Related restoration materials

7.1. What is a furniture cleaner?
7.2. What is a cleaner for laminate and parquet?
7.3. What is wax polish?
7.4. What is bleach for wood?
7.5. What is a wash for varnish? How to remove old varnish?
7.6. What is a wax remover? How to remove the old wax?
7.7. What is a hardness reducing agent for wood?
7.8. What is nitro primer gel?
7.9. What is insect repellent liquid? How is it applied?
7.10. I need to update the old surface with minimal effort. What can you offer me?

7.1. What is a furniture cleaner?
Cleaner for furniture is a mixture of natural exotic oils that do not contain solvents. A furniture cleaner refreshes the surface, giving it shine and a thin protective film.

7.2. What is a cleaner for laminate and parquet?
Cleaner for laminate and parquet is a natural detergent based on scented soap. The tool is added to the water for cleaning the laminate or parquet, the composition removes dirt and grease stains without damaging the varnish layer.

7.3. What is wax polish?
Wax polish is a wax-based polish that gives old furniture a nice shine and creates a thin protective film.

7.4. What is bleach for wood?
Bleach for wood is a two-component material based on caustic soda, which is suitable for bleaching all types of wood. The product does not require washing and does not change the structure of the tree.

7.5. What is a varnish remover? How to remove old varnish?
A polish remover is a special agent in the form of a liquid or gel that, when applied to a varnish, makes it soft. After that, it is easily removed with a spatula or other sharp tool.

7.6. What is a wax remover? How to remove the old wax?
The wax remover is a special liquid product to remove old wax layers. Means removes only wax, without damaging the layers of varnish.

7.7. What is a hardness reducing agent for wood?
Hardness restorer is a mixture of quick-drying resins that impregnate damaged wood and give it hardness.

7.8. What is nitro primer gel?
Nitro-primer gel is a nitrocellulose primer that can be applied to untreated wood.

7.9. What is insect repellent liquid? How is it applied?
Insect repellent liquid is a liquid against a shashel bug, which is inserted into the holes from its moves, after which these holes are sealed with wax or tape.

7.10. I need to update the old surface with minimal effort. What can you offer me?
For these purposes, it is best to use a cleaner for furniture, restoration oil or wax polish.

2. Questions about Gilding: how gilding is carried out, materials, application.

2.1. What is gold leaf?
2.2. What is 22, 23, 24 kt and how does gold leaf differ?
2.3. What sizes and in what form is gold leaf for sale?
2.4. What is transfer and free gold leaf?
2.5. How to apply gold leaf to the surface?
2.6. How much does gold leaf cost?
2.7. What is silver leaf?
2.8. What sizes do you have silver leaf and how much does it cost?
2.9. What is potal?
2.10. What is the difference between potal and gold leaf?
2.11. What colors and shades is potal?
2.12. What sizes and in what form is potal sold?
2.13. What is a free and transfer pot?
2.14. How much does potal cost?
2.15. What is water-based glue and alcohol glue for potali?
2.16. What is oil glue (mordan)?
2.17. What is the difference between water and oil glue?
2.18. What is the consumption of oil and water glue?
2.19. How much water and oil glue dries?
2.20. Can I stick potal on PVA?
2.21. What is levkas?
2.22. What is a filler bolo?
2.23. What is a polymer?
2.24. How to make levkas and polymer?
2.25. What is a lambosel?
2.26. What is an agate polishing pad?
2.27. What is bone and mezdrovy glue?
2.28. What is the difference between bone bone and fat?
2.29. I have never done gilding. I very much want to gild wooden furniture at home. What do I need for this?
2.30. It is necessary to gild 50 square meters. m. stucco. What can you offer and how much will it cost?
2.31. I need gold paint. What can you offer me?
2.32. I need a potal with a touch of Venetian gold, which will be half a tone lighter than my favorite dresser. Where can I find such pot? What can you offer?

2.1. What is gold leaf?
Gold leaf is natural gold, rolled into the thinnest sheets and packed in books.

2.2. What is 22, 23, 24 kt and how does gold leaf differ?
KT is an abbreviation of the word "carat", in essence it is the "purity" of gold. The more carats in gold leaf - the brighter and more yellow it is. Standard, the most popular gold - 23 ct.

2.3. What sizes and in what form is gold leaf for sale?
Gold leaf is sold in books size 91,5x91,5mm. 60 sheets - 0.5 sq. M. and in books of size 80x80mm 25 sheets. - 0.22 sq.m.

2.4. What is transfer and free gold leaf?
Transfer gold leaf is gold leaf that is interspersed with tracing paper, i.e. for its application it is necessary to attach tracing paper to the sticky surface, smooth it on top and tear it off as a "translator". Transfer gold is not suitable for gilding threads and thin elements - the tracing paper will not fall into them.
Free gold leaf - this is the thinnest sheets of gold, which are simply laid on paper sheets in little books. They need to carry the lampmesel or gilder knife.

2.5. How to apply gold leaf to the surface?
First, the surface should be primed and sanded, then put on the glue, wait for its technological tack and transfer sheets of gold leaf to the surface.
Putting gold leaf is not an easy task. If you are a beginner gilder and have never worked with gold leaf, then it is better to first try to work with imitation of gold leaf - with a gold leaf.

2.6. How much does gold leaf cost?
You can find out the current prices for gold leaf in our Online Store.
The price of gold leaf is constantly changing and depends on the price of gold in world markets.

2.7. What is silver leaf?
Silver leaf is natural silver rolled into the thinnest sheets and packed into books.

2.8. What sizes do you have silver leaf and how much does it cost?
Silver leaflet is sold in books size 91,5x91,5mm. 60 sheets - 0.5 sq. M. Actual prices you can find in the Online Store.

2.9. What is potal?
Potal is a material that imitates gold leaf or silver leaf.
It is widespread in the decoration of interior items.

2.10. What is the difference between potal and gold leaf?
Potal does not contain precious metals, so it is much cheaper and easier to apply. However, the potal is oxidized and requires binding with varnish.

2.11. What colors and shades is potal?
Potal, which we sell, is gold, silver and copper. Some companies produce their own range of shades, but this practice is not common. You can cover potal with acrylic paints, bitumen to obtain the desired shade.
The standard color of the gold potali - "2.5" it corresponds to 23 carat gold. It also has on sale the color "2.0" - this is a little more faded potal.
We also sell potals with a specific pattern - blue oxide and red oxide.

2.12. What sizes and in what form is potal sold?
Potal is sold in books of 25 sheets 16x16 (0.64 sq.m.) and 14x14 cm (0.49 sq.m.).
Potal is free and transfer. (gilding interspersed in tracing paper)
The potal is also sold in rolls 1 cm wide, 2.5 cm, 5 cm, 10 cm, 15 cm. The length of all rolls is sweated 50 m.

2.13. What is a free and transfer pot?
Free potal - these are sheets of potali, which are simply laid on paper sheets in a book one upon another. Transfer potal - these are sheets of potali, which are interspersed in sheets of tracing paper and placed in books. Those. transfer potal is applied with a sheet of tracing paper to the surface, smoothed on top, after which the tracing paper simply comes off.

2.14. How much does potal cost?
You can find prices for potals in our online store. One book 16x16 cm free potali costs 250 rubles. , book 14x14 cm. - 200 p.

2.15. What is water-based glue and alcohol glue for potali?
Water-based glue and alcohol-based glue are special quick-drying compositions for applying potali. These adhesives are applied with a brush to the surface, which has the ability to absorb. It is these materials that we recommend to beginners gilders. These adhesives are used only indoors.

2.16. What is oil glue (mordan)?
Oil glue (mordan) is an adhesive that is applied to any surface. Mordan can be used indoors and outdoors. Compared with water and alcohol glue, it is possible to achieve more glossy gilding with the help of mordan.

2.17. What is the difference between water and oil glue?
Oil glue can be used indoors and outdoors, it gives a more glossy gilding, but dries more slowly and its cost is about 2 times higher.

2.18. What is the consumption of oil and water glue?
Oil glue consumption about 1l. 10-12 sq.m. , consumption of water glue 1l. on 12-14 sq.m.

2.19. How much water and oil glue dries?
Aqueous and alcoholic glue dries for about 30 minutes to achieve a technological tack ("on touch"), after which potal can be glued to them for 1 hour.
Oil mordans are divided into quick-drying and slow-drying. Quick-drying - 1.5 hours and 3 hours, the same can be glued to their potal.
Slow-drying dry for 12 hours, after which you can work with the surface for 24 hours.

2.20. Can I stick potal on PVA?
You can try to glue on any glue or wet soil or varnish. However, it is much more complicated and the potal may oxidize when applied to such glue.

2.21. What is levkas?
Levkas is a special ground for gilding on the basis of chalk and adhesive. Levkas is ready to use and in the form of fillers for self-preparation.
We unfortunately do not have the exact technology of levkas preparation.

2.22. What is a filler bolo?
Bolonapolnitel is a clay-based primer that is used to make a polymer.

2.23. What is a polymer?
Polymer is a special primer that is applied to levkas based on Armenian clay. After that gold leaf or potal is applied on it.

2.24. How to make levkas and polymer?
Unfortunately, we do not have the exact technology of the preparation of levkas and polymer.

2.25. What is a lambosel?
Lambemsel is a squirrel hair brush, for transferring sheets of sweat and gold leaf from a book to an object.

2.26. What is an agate polishing pad?
The agate polishing pad (tooth) is a tool for polishing gold leaf on polymeric or mordan.

2.27. What is bone and mezdrovy glue?
Bone and mezdrovy glue is a glue of animal origin, which is used for the preparation of levkas, polymer and furniture restoration.
Bone glue is made from milled animal bones, mezdrovy from the bottom of the animal's skin.

2.28. What is the difference between bone bone and fat?
Mezdrovy glue has a higher adhesive ability, but it has a higher cost.

2.29. I have never done gilding. I want to gild wooden furniture at home. What do I need for this?

For gilding furniture you need:
1. Potal.
2. Aqueous or alcohol adhesive.
3. Varnish for fixing potali.
4. Brushes for applying glue and varnish.

2.30. It is necessary to gild 50 square meters. m. stucco. What can you offer and how much will it cost?

For gilding 50 sq.m. stucco you need:
1. Pot in 16x16 cm books - 80-100 books depending on the complexity of the stucco drawing.
2. Water or alcohol glue: 5-6 liters.
3. Lacquer for potali - 10-12 liters.
You can find out the prices in our Online Store or you can order a work on gilding.

2.31. I need gold paint. What can you offer me?
We can offer you a 400 ml spray paint. or in tubes of 30 ml. from the manufacturer Borma Wachs.
It is also possible that a wax in the form of a paste will suit you, but after drying it smears a little, therefore it must be fixed with shellac or transparent bee wax or universal.
If you need an industrial version for applying gold paint on furniture, then we can offer you Sayerlack IF 425. But it is applied only by spraying and only on polyurethane, nitro or acrylic primer and requires fixing with varnish.

2.32. I need a potal with a touch of Venetian gold, which will be lighter on the floor than my favorite dresser. Where can I find such pot? What can you offer?
If you need to get a specific shade on the final product, then you need to achieve this by applying stain, patina, or acrylic paints. To do this, you need to understand exactly what kind of coating you want to get and what materials this can be done.

3. General questions about online store operation: how to place an order, how to pay, delivery methods, pickup points, work schedule.

3.1. How to place an order in the Online Store?
3.2. How can I pay for my order if I am not in Moscow?
3.3. I do not live in Moscow and would like to order goods in your store. How can you deliver the goods to me?
3.4. How soon will I receive my order?
3.5. Where can I buy your materials or do you only sell products online?
3.6. Do you work with legal entities by bank transfer?
3.7. Do you have delivery in Moscow and outside Moscow?
3.8. Can I place an order on a weekday and pick it up at the weekend?

3.1. How to place an order in the Online Store?
To place an order in the Online Store, go to the desired product category using the menu at the top or the menu on the left. The price of the product is under his photo, to add the product to the shopping cart, click the Buy button under the product. After selecting all the products you need, click on the Checkout link in the upper right part of the page. Follow the instructions online store.

3.2. How can I pay for my order if I am not in Moscow?
You can download a receipt from our website and pay it at the bank. To do this, you need to print a receipt to fill in the payment amount and the purpose of the payment.

3.3. I do not live in Moscow and would like to order goods in your store. How can you deliver the goods to me?
We can send the goods by Russian Post, EMS Post or transport companies. For details, see our page Payment and Delivery.

3.4. How long will I receive my order?
If you are in Moscow, the delivery is carried out within 1-3 business days in the presence of goods in stock.
If you are in another city, then we ship your order within 2-4 business days after it is paid and the delivery time itself depends on the method you choose: Russian Post, EMC Mail or Transport company. Delivery time to your city needs to be specified on the sites of these services.

3.5. Where can I buy your materials or do you only sell products online?
Yes, you can come and buy goods at Schelkovskaya metro station, ul. Irkutsk House 11/17, Schelkovsky Office Center, Phones: 8 (495) 698-60-28; 8 (495) 798-63-50. Schedule: Mon.-Fri. 10.00-18.00 Saturday from 11.00 to 16.00 Sunday is a day off.
For details, see the location map on the Our Addresses page.

3.6. Do you work with legal entities by bank transfer?
Yes, we work with legal entities by bank transfer and with individuals. To do this, you need to send us your details and we will invoice you for payment.

3.7. Do you have delivery in Moscow and outside Moscow?
Yes, we deliver in Moscow - cost 500 p. Delivery for the Moscow Ring Road within 5 km - 700 p. Delivery for Moscow Ring Road more than 5 km - 1000 p.


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