UK vs. American terms for furniture restoration/refinishing supplies?
I’m reading a book written in the UK on furniture restoration. It’s an informative and fascinating read. However, I live in the US, and you guys apparently have a completely different hardware store than I do. ^_^
What the heck is “meths”? and what is “white spirits”?
I use mineral spirits and paint thinner regularly… I’m assuming that’s what the above UK terms refer to, but which is which?
And is a “burnisher” a wood file?
“Wire wool” = “steel wool”, right? Just like cotton wool = cotton balls.
…...I think that’s it.
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