Dewaxed Clear Coat shellac powder is as light as platina but at a lower cost. The tradeoff is that dewaxed bleached shellac is made by a chemical process that produces a bit more contaminates than the natural process used in producing flaked shellac. The contaminates are easily removed with a paint filter prior to using and produce a clear hard surface that shows the true beauty of your exotic woods.
Detailed mixing instructions along with hints and tips will be included with each order.
We also have a YouTube video that should help greatly.
Our shellac powder has very little color. It produces a
beautiful clear coat that is similar platina. It will
not alter the true color of exotic woods, it only enhances and reveals the
true beauty of your rare specimens.
Clear coat shellac powder is non-toxic, edible and used widely in different industries
including woodworking, turning, food, food packaging.
Please note that various colors of shellac and die can be
mixed to produce millions of various shades. Samples can be made to
produce any color needed for your project.
As with all finishes, it is recommended that samples be
created prior to committing an entire project. This is a good habit
to get into before applying any kind of die, varnish, stain, or
paint. This avoids surprises as to what the final results will
Shellac is all-natural. It is non-toxic and is
a resin of insect origin that is harvested regularly and is a completely
renewable resource much like silk.
Shellac flakes are dissolved by denatured ethyl alcohol.
It's very easy to use and an excellent non-toxic choice for
woodworkers. Shellac can be applied with a brush, pad, sprayer, or
wiping cloth. It has a super fast dry time, thus saving money and aggravation.
Shellac is UV - resistant and does not yellow or darken
Shellac will adhere tenaciously to virtually any surface
and is much less brittle than lacquer and does not scratch as easily. Unlike
toxic polyurethane, a damaged shellac finish can easily be touched up or
renewed by applying another coat. A new coat of shellac melts itself into the
Unlike other types of finish, all types of shellac can be
applied in cold temperatures without concern over proper drying and curing
Shellac enhances the beauty of wood grain unlike any
other finish. Shellac is one of the only wood finishes that really brings out
the natural beauty of wood without that fake plastic look. Shellac, especially
when applied using the French Polishing technique will make the wood grain pop.
It brings out the rich warmth of wood grain in a way that no other finish has
Detailed mixing instruction along with hints and tips
will be included with each order.