Blog - Wood Shellac

Wood Shellac is an important tool in the furniture refinisher’s tool kit.  It can make wood grain pop and add that extra element of wow to your refinishing projects.  Learn how to make your own shellac, the pro’s and con’s of shellac, and how to apply shellac successfully.

Blogs about Wood Shellac

Trick to clean shellac Brush
Wood Shellac

Don’t clean your Shellac Brush to save time and money!

Have you started working with Shellac but are unsure what to do with your Shellac brush afterwards?  Many furniture refinishers start working initially with water-based products.  These products are easy to clean with the paint …

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Easy applying shellac with a brush
Wood Shellac

Applying Shellac with a Brush

Shellac is by far, one of my favourite tools in my refinishing kit. It’s very easy to work with. It’s as simple as applying shellac with a brush.  It’s a very forgiving product to learn …

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Shellac wood finish pros and cons pin
Wood Shellac

Shellac Wood Finish Pros and Cons

It’s no secret, I am a fan of shellac! I don’t try and hide it. I think everyone should try it, at least once.  But, I am honest regarding shellac wood finish pros and cons.  …

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How to make shellac pin, metric mixing ratio
Wood Shellac

How to make shellac

Making your own shellac from dry flakes and alcohol is simple, fast, and economical. It’s shocking how few people attempt to make wood shellac themselves anymore.  A little pre-planning can save you money in the …

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