Used as a non-staining lubricant for woodworking tools, tallow was once considered a staple item in the tool kits of many traditional craftsmen. Though highly effective, it is not as widely used today, which is why woodworkers who use it often have trouble finding it.
Produced since 1895, this pure mutton tallow works wonderfully. Applying tallow to a saw blade helps prevent binding in the cut, and a light coating on a plane sole helps the tool glide smoothly, as just two examples of many possible uses. Any residue left on the wood does not inhibit stain penetration or glue adhesion.
It has a smooth, butter-like consistency for easy application, and a long shelf life without refrigeration. A little goes a long way. 1 oz tin.
Made in USA.