|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.|
Gum Sanderac (Gum Juniper)
|Derived from: Pine resin-Alerse tree.
Used in/as: Making decorative coatings/also as medieval Artist
Gum Rosin (Colophony)
|Derived from: Exudation from pine trees- residue left in stills after removal of turpentine.
Used in/as: Adhesive & binding element.
|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.
|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.
|Derived from: Tree grown on island of Luzon.
Used in/as: Used in 14th century imparting toughness & flexibility to protective coating.
Solvent: Alcohol Benzine
Damar Resin (Gum de Mar)
|Derived from: Forest trees Shorea & Hopea.
Used in/as: To make picture varnish & glaze medium.
Benzoid Resin (Gum Benjamin)
|Derived from: Resin produced in Thailand.
Used in/as: old varnish recipes, employed for its odour. Also French polish recipes.
|Used as/in; A size for raised lettering- used in calligraphy.
Gum Arabic (Kordofan)
|Derived from: Tree product from Asia & Africa.
Used in/as: Used as a binder for watercolour & adhesive.
Solvent: Hot boiling water
Paraloid ( B72/B67)
|Derived from: Acrylic resin.
Used in/as: wood consolident.
|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 ||250g||18.95|
|Liberon Garnet Shellac Flakes ||250g||18.90|
|Liberon Lemon Shellac Flakes ||250g||18.90|
|Liberon Blonde De-Waxed Shellac Flakes ||250g||32.53|
Liberon Shellac Flakes
|Button Shellac Flakes ||18.95|
|Garnet Shellac Flakes ||18.90|
|Lemon Shellac Flakes ||18.90|
|Blonde De Waxed Flakes ||32.35|
|In Black, Silver & Gold
|For more information we stock a range of books including:|| |
The Artists Handbook of Materials & Techniques
|by Ralph Mayer
Formulas For Painters
|by Robert Massey
Adhesives & Sizes
|A pure form of glue from delicate animal tissue.
Used as a glue and binder.
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.||100g||6.35|
Pearl glue (Scotch glue)
|Derived from animal bones & joints.
Used as glue for veneers & joints on antique furniture. Reversable composition.
Solvent : boiling water.
Genuine Rabbit skin
|Available in granule or readymake form. |
Variety of uses; including size, in gesso, gilding, etc.
Fish Glue (Sennelier)
|This natural glue is dissolved in water. Can be used as a glue or glue based paint formula.||250ml||14.15|
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.||250g||19.80|
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.||50g||24.00|
|Derived from: Remains of plant life.
Used in/as: to lift grease stains, mix into paste water.
|Derived from: ground volcanic rock.|
Used in/as: a fine abrasive for polishing metals, the powder breaks down into finer granules
|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.
|Derived from: decomposed siliceous limestone.
Used in/as: a grey abrasive powder used for polishing/ageing metals & other materials.
|Used in/as: absorbs stains from marble/stone when mixed with distilled water.
|Derived from: Powdered soapstone.
Used in/as: a useful grease absorbent for the hands/used in stain removal / mild abrasive for polishing.
Genuine Marble Dust
|Imparts texture when added to acrylic mediums and primers. Used in lime mortar. Meets paints pigment specifications in its fine form.|| |
Casein Lactic 80 mesh
Pounce Powder (From Handover)
Griffold Swivel Pounce Wheel
Alumina Hydrate Light
Waxes - Blocks and Pellets
Liberon Beeswax Cake
Liberon Purified Beeswax Block
Natural Beeswax Block
White Beeswax Wax Block
Paraffin Wax Block
Grey Carnuba Wax
Sennelier Carnuba Wax
|Hard natural wax from Brazilian palm tree leaves.
More brittle than beeswax. |
Used as a hardener & additive to oil paints
Roberson Beeswax Pellets
Polishes & Oils
Antiquax Teak Oil
|Nourishes, preserves& cleans hardwoods, reviving & replacing the natural oils which have dried out.
Hiltons Boiled Linseed Oil
|For applying to bare wood etc
Hiltons Raw Linseed Oil
|Apply to bare wood eg. Garden furniture, hardwood frames etc
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.
Hiltons Button Polish
|Similar to French , more popular on antique mahogany as it emits a slightly warmer glow.
Liberon Garnet Polish
|A dark brown French polish suitable for dark woods
Liberon Finishing Oil
|A blend of high quality oils and is recommended for all interior woodwork. It provides a smooth soft sheen||250ml||7.65|
Liberon Pure Tung Oil
|Natural finish that gives wood long lasting protection. Highly resistant. For interior & exterior use
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)
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.
Mylands Black Polish
Mylands Pale Lacote Sanding Sealer
Rustins White Polish
Rustins Teak Oil
|For all wood veneers.||100ml||2.00|
Liberon Black Bison Fine Paste Wax
|Clear or Neutral
Liberon Clear Liquid Beeswax Polish
Liberon Liming Wax
Liberon Special Effect Wax
|Available in Black
Mylands Liming Wax
|Original wax polish, blended wax, including carnuba & beeswax.
Antiquax Liquid Wax Floor Polish
Antiquax Aerosol Wax
|Original wax polish
Glazes, Lacquers, Shellacs & Varnishes
Rustins Clear Metal Lacquer (cellulose)
|Fast drying. Keeps the shine on brass, copper, chrome & silver
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 sticks||35.40|
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.
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.||500ml||16.60|
Colourwise Acrylic Varnish
|Water-based. Available in SATIN, MATT or GLOSS|| |
Rustins Clear Acrylic Varnish
|Fast drying, hard wearing, non yellowing - for all interior woodwork & furniture. Available in SATIN, MATT or GLOSS
Rustins Clear Polyurethane Varnish
|Extra tough for all types of interior wood. Available in SATIN, MATT or GLOSS||250ml||3.80|
Le Franc & Bourgeois Patina
|An antiquing colour available in Black or Brown. Gives a translucent black/brown sheen to surface. Used to intensify cracks||Tube 20ml||3.30|
|This is a water-based glaze which when sandwiched between two coats of emulsion splits open the top coat revealing the colour beneath|| |
Applicraft Two-Part Craquelure
|Waterbased. A two part application which reproduces the delicate effect of cracked varnish Applicaraft 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 ||125ml||6.55|
|Basecoat Large Cracks ||125ml||6.55|
|Basecoat Small Cracks ||500ml||14.95|
|Basecoat Large Cracks ||500ml||14.95|
Rustins Driers (Terebene)
|For paint & varnish to speed drying time, add small quantity.||250ml||5.40|
|Paint & varnish remover/stripper||250ml||5.95|
Rustins Cellulose Thinners
Hiltons Methylated Spirit
Hiltons White Spirit
Hiltons Genuine Spirit Of Turpentine
Wood Stains/ Dyes
Van Dyck Crystals
Liberon Van Dyck Crystals
Products for Metal
|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.||125ml||6.40|
Liberon Antiquing Fluid (Tourmaline)
Patinating fluid. Ages brass, copper & bronze. Available in Black or Brown
Liberon Iron Paste
|Black paste for the care & decoration of caste & wrought iron||250ml||14.60|
Metal Coat Verdibase & Activator
|Two part patina to create Verdigris effect|| |
| ||2 in 1 Activator 50ml||2.50|
Cleaners & Polishes
|Liberon Silver Polish ||125ml||7.15|
|Liberon Brass and Copper Polish ||125ml||7.15|