I had a finish failure on this cocktail table I built with aluminum on both the top and sides and in this video, I show you how I refinish it using Butchers Bowling Alley Way which works great.  Aluminum is a tricky surface to work with and I originally finished the table with a clear aerosol spray paint that didn’t take.

To apply the Butcher’s Bowling Alley Wax., use a clean cotton t-shirt as a rag and wrap it into a tight ball.  Slightly dampen the rag with water and dab into the wax.  I like to apply the wax by rubbing into the aluminum in the same direction that I sanded.  Allow the wax to dry for 10 or 15 minutes and then buff the wax out with a clean cotton rag.  Repeat the process if you want to add additional coats…I usually do 2-3 coats. 

Here the video of the cocktail table being built:


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