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How to remove shellac wood finish from wood
Wood Finishes

How to remove shellac from wood in 4 easy Steps

Shellac has been used as a protective fine furniture finish for centuries. This resin-based wood finish is produced from the lac bug, which is refined into dry shellac flakes. When dissolved in denatured alcohol, it …

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Wood Finishes

Shellac Wood Finish: Everything you need to know

Shellac wood finish, made from lac bug secretions, has a long history in India and became popular in Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries.Despite being commonly used for French Polishing to achieve a high …

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Wood Finishes

Types of Wood Finishes Common in Furniture Refinishing

I started refinishing furniture with water-based paints and water-based finishes. As my refinishing skills improved, wood began to take centre stage, and  I quickly learned that the top coats I was using at that time …

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Wood Veneer Posts

How to repair chipped veneer with new wood veneer

Repairing chipped veneer may seem daunting, but it can be an easy fix with some basic tools and techniques. A veneer is a thin layer of wood applied over a substrate. Over the years, the …

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Wood Veneer Posts

Wood Veneer Tools you need for your first veneering project

It’s a common misconception that working with veneers requires specialized tools like an expensive veneer vacuum press. However, you’ll be pleased to know that most essential wood veneer tools are already in your workshop or …

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Wood Veneer Posts

Refinishing Veneer Furniture – How to for veneer Beginners

Why is everyone so fearful of refinishing veneer furniture? When I first started refinishing, I made a point of searching for solid wood before quickly realizing that 95% of the vintage furniture in Europe was …

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Please note; while I share the steps for my DIY and Refinishing projects, it is your responsibility to ensure you take all necessary safety measures. All information shared is for inspirational purposes and any project you take on is at your own risk.

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