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"Need 'One Stroke' by NY Bronze Co."

A discussion started in 2003
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Q. We are looking for New York Bronze Co., Inc. last city is Elizabeth , New Jersey. We are looking for a product that was made approximately 18 years ago, that we bought in Pergament Department Store. The name of the product is One Stroke complete one-step wood refinishing kit, for either interior or exterior use. The color that we are looking for is labeled on their box as dark walnut. All this information we have given you is straight off their box. We would like to know if they are still in business and would like to purchase this product.

Thank you very much for your help. Looking forward to hearing from you as soon as possible. We are going crazy looking for this product.

Charlene W. [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]
personal use. - Levittown, New York

similarly 2003

Ed. note: Mostly for the sake of nostalgia, here are pictures, courtesy of D.K., Des Moines, Iowa
Nybco One Stroke

Nybco One Stroke 2

Nybco One Stroke 3

Q. Did you ever locate NY Bronze Co.? I'm looking for Williamsburg Green.

Edward B. [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]


Q. I am also looking for this product. It was just great and now I need to do other objects. I still have the original can but can't find the product.

Lydia S. [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]
- Vernon Hills, Illinois


Q. I am trying to find NYBCO One stroke paint. Have anyone of you found it yet.

Thank You,

Larry M [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]
- Chicago, Illinois


Q. I have been looking for Neutra Rust product that was produced by New York Bronze Co. Inc. It was an excellent product but cannot find it anywhere. Would appreciate some help.

Carl B [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]


Q. I'm also looking for NYBCO one stroke finish paint. Has anyone located a source, or are they out of business?

Frank R [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]
- Carmichael, California


Q. I am also looking for the NYBCO paint product...One Stroke, Wood Refinishing Kit. This stuff works great. Did anyone find the company?

Jayne M [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]
- Worthington, Minnesota

Ed. note: One website claims that Krylon was formerly Nybco, but we can't find any such history on the web, and searching the Krylon site gives no hits for Nybco or New York Bronze. If anyone has any history to contribute, we'd be pleased to post it here.

But there isn't much point in printing more letters from people looking for a product that hasn't been made for years now -- if anyone wants to buy or sell leftovers, please try e-bay, Craigslist, freecycle, Facebook marketplace or similar sources as we can't help with such transactions.


thumbs up sign I FOUND IT! I FOUND IT!

I called the company and they discontinued One Stroke! I'm so depressed. They said they would have to have sold at least $50,000 a year to continue this product. Oh well. Good Luck everyone, I'm going to see what else I can find...

Brand Name: One Stroke Wood Grain Paint
Form: liquid
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Manufacturer: DIY Products
Homax Corp.
Address: 468 West Horton Road
City: Bellingham
State: WA
Zip Code: 98226
Date Info Verified: 2003-01-01

Nancy Puskuldjian
- Glen Head, New York


Q. I am looking for nybco One-Stroke complete one-step refinishing kit in light walnut #1370.

Ross Stephens
- Leawood, Kansas


A. Unfortunately it's apparently not made anymore, but keep watching ebay. This thread has become about nostalgia, not about finding a distributor of a product that has been out of production for years now :-)

Ted Mooney, finishing.com
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Striving to live Aloha
finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey


Q. Since the one stroke product has been discontinued, has anyone found its closest matching product

Lynda Payton
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

April 26, 2009

thumbsdownI've been looking for one stroke for over 2 years. from all the letter it looks like we are all out of luck

Sherry aust
- Raymond Washington

April 4, 2015

Q. I have 3 unopened cans One Stroke refinisher. It still has the Pergament label on it. Can anyone tell me if this paint is still good. Thanks.


Dan Schuierer
- New York

April 2015

A. Hi Dan. I don't think anyone can say anything except "probably" or "probably not" -- and even that would depend on knowing its age. My guess is "probably" :-)

Readers: please don't submit offers to sell -- we can't post them. Please use a site designed for that purpose like Ebay, Craigslist, Freecycle, or Facebook marketplace.


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