French Polishing

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French polishing is a wood finishing technique that results in a very high gloss surface, with a deep colour and chatoyancy.
 
French polishing consists of applying many thin coats of shellac dissolved in alcohol using a rubbing pad lubricated with oil

Samples of traditional antique furniture associated with French Polishing

( These are from the portfolio of Kevin Rosser a French Polisher for approaching 50 years )

 

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Some traditional antique furniture

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Another Rustic Table but somewhat older Polished by  Paul

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And a more Traditional Small Antique Side Table Polished by Paul