A pood furniture polish is easily made as follows:
Turpentine, 1 tablespoon, Vinegar, 1 tablespoon, Olive-oil, 2 tablespoons.
This should always be well shaken just before using.
Beeswax, 1 ounce, Castile soap, 1/2 ounce. Turpentine, 1 pint.
Pare the soap and wax, and put them in a quart bottle and add the turpentine. Let it remain for 24 hours, and shake the bottle well to mix the ingredients. Next day shake it well again, and fill the bottle with water. On the following day it should be of the consistency of thick cream, and is then ready for use. Always just before using shake it well.