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Specialist materials

 

Resins

At Green & Stone we stock a large variety of resins and gums for various different specialist uses - Including mediums, varnishes and glues. The majority are sold in 75gm jars ( Larger quantities special order only). The descriptions given are intended as a guide to use etc only.pRjars6.gif

 

Gum Sanderac (Gum Juniper)

Derived from: Pine resin-Alerse tree.
Used in/as: Making decorative coatings/also as medieval Artist
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75g27.30

Gum Rosin (Colophony)

Derived from: Exudation from pine trees- residue left in stills after removal of turpentine.
Used in/as: Adhesive & binding element.
Solvent: Turpentine.
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75ml5.95

Gum Tragacanth

Derived from: Astragains-native shrub from Asia.
Used in/as: binder for pastels/chalk. Helps bind ceramic clay to glaze.
Solvent: Soak in water overnight, boil.
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75ml20.85

Mastic Resin

Derived from: Pistachia Lentis tree.
Used in/as: Popular in 18th century & 19th centuries as a painting medium, also as a picture varnish.
Solvent: turpentine-softens at low temperature.
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75ml15.45

Gum Elemi

Derived from: Tree grown on island of Luzon.
Used in/as: Used in 14th century imparting toughness & flexibility to protective coating.
Solvent: Alcohol Benzine
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75ml8.70

Damar Resin (Gum de Mar)

Derived from: Forest trees Shorea & Hopea.
Used in/as: To make picture varnish & glaze medium.
Solvent: Turpentine.
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250g7.90

Benzoid Resin (Gum Benjamin)

Derived from: Resin produced in Thailand.
Used in/as: old varnish recipes, employed for its odour. Also French polish recipes.
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75ml6.30

Gum Amoniacum

Used as/in; A size for raised lettering- used in calligraphy.
Solvent: Water
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75g24.30

Gum Arabic (Kordofan)

Derived from: Tree product from Asia & Africa.
Used in/as: Used as a binder for watercolour & adhesive.
Solvent: Hot boiling water
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100g7.55

Paraloid ( B72/B67)

Derived from: Acrylic resin.
Used in/as: wood consolident.
Solvent: Xylene
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75g 
B72 9.80
B67 5.60

Shellac

Selection available from Liberon and Cornellisons including; Orange Shellac, Button Shellac, Lemon Shellac, Blonde De-waxed Shellac, Garnet Shellac.Please contact us for availability 
Liberon Button Shellac Flakes 250g18.95
Liberon Garnet Shellac Flakes 250g18.90
Liberon Lemon Shellac Flakes 250g18.90
Liberon Blonde De-Waxed Shellac Flakes 250g32.53

Liberon Shellac Flakes

250g 
Button Shellac Flakes 18.95
Garnet Shellac Flakes 18.90
Lemon Shellac Flakes 18.90
Blonde De Waxed Flakes 32.35

Mica

In Black, Silver & Gold
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50ml4.45

Books

For more information we stock a range of books including: 

The Artists Handbook of Materials & Techniques

by Ralph Mayer
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30.00

Formulas For Painters

by Robert Massey
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12.95

Adhesives & Sizes

 

Various

 

Gelatin capules

A pure form of glue from delicate animal tissue.
Used as a glue and binder.
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50 caps10.60

Gelatine - Silver Leaf

10 sheets. A pure form of glue made from animal tissue. Used for sizing paper. Used in gliding and weak sizes in isolating layers in tempera painting.100g6.35

Pearl glue (Scotch glue)

Derived from animal bones & joints.
Used as glue for veneers & joints on antique furniture. Reversible composition.
Solvent : boiling water.
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250g6.35

Genuine Rabbit skin

Available in granule or readymade form.
Variety of uses; including size, in gesso, gilding, etc.
 
Granules 250g7.10
Granules 500g9.90
Granules 1kg14.30

Fish Glue (Sennelier)

This natural glue is dissolved in water. Can be used as a glue or glue based paint formula.250ml14.15

Carrageen Moss - Shredded

Commonly used as a thickener and stabaliser in milk products such ads ice cream and processed foods. It may be used as a thickener in calico printing and marbling techniques.250g19.80

Isinglass - Fn Cut S.American

Isinglass is a substance obtained from the dried swim bladders of fish. It can be cooked into a paste for specialized gluing purposes.50g24.00

Powders

 

 

Fullers Earth

Derived from: Remains of plant life.
Used in/as: to lift grease stains, mix into paste water.
Solvent: water
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75g5.20

Pumice Powder

Derived from: ground volcanic rock.
Used in/as: a fine abrasive for polishing metals, the powder breaks down into finer granules
75g7.90

Jewellers Rouge

Derived from: red iron oxide.
Used in/as: red powder, used for polishing & removing scratches from metal work . use dry/mix into paste using water & meths.
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75g5.90

Rottenstone

Derived from: decomposed siliceous limestone.
Used in/as: a grey abrasive powder used for polishing/ageing metals & other materials.
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75g8.40

Sepiolite

Used in/as: absorbs stains from marble/stone when mixed with distilled water.
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75g4.70

French Chalk

Derived from: Powdered soapstone.
Used in/as: a useful grease absorbent for the hands/used in stain removal / mild abrasive for polishing.
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500g7.30

Laponite RD


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75g6.80

Fumed Silica

Matting agent75g6.40

Preciptate Chalk

500g7.15

Genuine Marble Dust

Imparts texture when added to acrylic mediums and primers. Used in lime mortar. Meets paints pigment specifications in its fine form. 
1kg5.65
2.5kg7.20

Whiting

 
1kg5.15
3kg6.50

Casein Lactic 80 mesh

500g9.70

Pounce Powder (From Handover)

125g5.40

Griffold Swivel Pounce Wheel

8.15

Alumina Hydrate Light

100g6.85

Waxes - Blocks and Pellets

 

Blocks

 

Liberon Beeswax Cake

Natural beeswax
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25g1.80

Liberon Purified Beeswax Block


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200g11.75

Natural Beeswax Block

200g5.85

White Beeswax Wax Block

200g5.85

Paraffin Wax Block

450g3.50

Grey Carnuba Wax


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75g3.85

Sennelier Carnuba Wax

Hard natural wax from Brazilian palm tree leaves. More brittle than beeswax.
Used as a hardener & additive to oil paints
100g7.85

Pellets

 

Microcrystalline Wax

200g5.85

Roberson Beeswax Pellets

Bleached
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250g12.35

Polishes & Oils

 

Liquid

 

Antiquax Teak Oil

Nourishes, preserves& cleans hardwoods, reviving & replacing the natural oils which have dried out.
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250ml4.00

Hiltons Boiled Linseed Oil

For applying to bare wood etc
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250ml3.25

Hiltons Raw Linseed Oil

Apply to bare wood eg. Garden furniture, hardwood frames etc
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250ml2.20

Barrettine Brown French Polish

Use on bare wood e.g. furniture, floors etc. Rich ,medium brown espc. Good on walnut., oak & mahogany. Also can be used for sealing metal leaf, gives a warm /brown effect.
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250ml5.00

Hiltons Button Polish

Similar to French , more popular on antique mahogany as it emits a slightly warmer glow.
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250ml6.45

Liberon Garnet Polish

A dark brown French polish suitable for dark woods
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250ml10.80

Liberon Finishing Oil

A blend of high quality oils and is recommended for all interior woodwork. It provides a smooth soft sheen250ml7.65

Liberon Pure Tung Oil

Natural finish that gives wood long lasting protection. Highly resistant. For interior & exterior use
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250ml10.10

Mylands Special Pale Polish

The most durable type of French polish, used on antique table tops (N.B all French polishes etc offer only limited heat, water and alcohol resistancy)
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1 litre26.95

Mylands Superfine White Polish

Commonly used on pale natural timbers, white in appearance, but will dry to a clear natural film. Also useful for sealing silver and pale coloured metal leaf.
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1 litre17.45

Mylands Black Polish


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500ml16.30

Mylands Pale Lacote Sanding Sealer

500ml7.80

Rustins White Polish

100ml3.00

Rustins Teak Oil

For all wood veneers.100ml2.00

Wax

 

Liberon Black Bison Fine Paste Wax

Clear or Neutral
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150ml8.50
500ml13.40

Liberon Clear Liquid Beeswax Polish


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500ml18.50

Liberon Liming Wax


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250ml13.10

Liberon Special Effect Wax

Available in Black
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250ml16.50

Mylands Liming Wax

Original wax polish, blended wax, including carnuba & beeswax.
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400g9.35

Antiquax


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100ml3.30
200ml5.20

Antiquax Liquid Wax Floor Polish

500ml5.00

Antiquax Aerosol Wax

Original wax polish
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250ml3.20

Glazes, Lacquers, Shellacs & Varnishes

 

Lacquers

 

Mecca

Price on request 

Ormolu

Price on request 

Rustins Clear Metal Lacquer (cellulose)

Fast drying. Keeps the shine on brass, copper, chrome & silver
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125ml3.10

Shellacs

 

Liberon Shellac Filler Sticks

Traditional way to fill cracks in furniture. Sticks are intermixable to suit all types/colours of wood.tin of 10 assorted colour sticks35.40

Robersons Clear Shellac Varnish

For sealing gesso prior to gilding and as a protective coating over gilded surfaces. Can also be used as an isolating varnish.
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60ml7.70
250ml12.70
500ml20.70

Mylands Pure Shellac Varnish M400

Used as a traditional French polish when thinned. Also widely used as a sealer on porous surfaces e.g plaster.500ml16.60

Varnishes

 

Colourwise Acrylic Varnish

Water-based. Available in SATIN, MATT or GLOSS 
500ml7.60
1litre12.80

Rustins Clear Acrylic Varnish

Fast drying, hard wearing, non yellowing - for all interior woodwork & furniture. Available in SATIN, MATT or GLOSS
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250ml4.20

Rustins Clear Polyurethane Varnish

Extra tough for all types of interior wood. Available in SATIN, MATT or GLOSS250ml3.80

Glazes

 

Le Franc & Bourgeois Patina

An antiquing colour available in Black or Brown. Gives a translucent black/brown sheen to surface. Used to intensify cracksTube 20ml3.30

Applicraft Crackleglaze

This is a water-based glaze which when sandwiched between two coats of emulsion splits open the top coat revealing the colour beneath 
100ml4.55

Applicraft Two-Part Craquelure

Waterbased. A two part application which reproduces the delicate effect of cracked varnish Applicraft offers a choice of two Craquelure mediums, one for small fine cracking & another for larger cracks. It is the BASECOAT which determines the size of the cracks. 
Basecoat Small Cracks 125ml6.55
Basecoat Large Cracks 125ml6.55
Basecoat Small Cracks 500ml14.95
Basecoat Large Cracks 500ml14.95
Top coat 100ml4.35
Top coat 500ml14.95

Solvents

 

Driers

 

Rustins Driers (Terebene)

For paint & varnish to speed drying time, add small quantity.250ml5.40

Paint Strippers

 

Nitromors

Paint & varnish remover/stripper250ml5.95

Acetone

1litre11.50

Solvents

 

Rustins Cellulose Thinners

 
125ml2.10
500ml6.00

Hiltons Methylated Spirit

(mineral spirit) 
250ml2.00
500ml2.75

Hiltons White Spirit

 
500ml1.85
750ml2.20
2litre4.85

Hiltons Genuine Spirit Of Turpentine

 
250ml3.75
500ml6.10
2litre16.40

Wood Stains/ Dyes

 

Van Dyck Crystals

 

Liberon Van Dyck Crystals

250g8.65

Products for Metal

 

Various

For gilding , metallic paint, frame repair products etc please see the Gilding section. 

Liberon Rust Remover

Removes rust/oxidation from metal. Degreases metal prior to antiquing.125ml6.40

Liberon Antiquing Fluid (Tourmaline)

currently unavailable

Patinating fluid. Ages brass, copper & bronze. Available in Black or Brown
125ml6.10

Liberon Iron Paste

Black paste for the care & decoration of caste & wrought iron250ml14.60

Metal Coat Verdibase & Activator

Two part patina to create Verdigris effect 
Verdibase 50ml2.50
2 in 1 Activator 50ml2.50

 

Cleaners & Polishes

 
Liberon Silver Polish 125ml7.15
Liberon Brass and Copper Polish 125ml7.15

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