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PlumSiena: What a Wall! Emily Swift-Jones She began with a normal, painted wall, smoothed it out with joint compound, primed with shellac and then went to town. The steps included Dutch metal gold leaf, patinating the gold leaf, glazing with oil colours and varnishing for the top coat. At the end, she embedded tiny glitter flakes into the tacky varnish.

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Mixing Shellac: Combine shellac flakes or buttons with denatured alcohol to create the right 'cut' for your next finishing project.

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Mixing Shellac Combine shellac flakes or buttons with denatured alcohol to create the right 'cut' for your next finishing project

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from Popular Woodworking Magazine

20 Finishing Tips

20 Finishing Tips Purchase the complete version of this woodworking technique story from AWBookstore.com. Make dewaxed shellac Take the wax out of shellac and you have a great sealer that’s compatible with most other finishes. It’s best to get this “dewaxed” shellac as dry flakes that you mix with denatured alcohol. Usually you have to order the flakes through the mail. But in a pinch, you can decant (draw off …

from Westfarthing Woodworks

Inexpensive Containers

Use these inexpensive containers for your finishes, shellac flakes, and hide glue and they will last longer.

from Etsy

10g 50g 100g Shellac flakes, Wood Restoration Finish, Eco Wood Finish,Jewels Finish,Natural Wood Finish Resin,Food-safe finish,Baby Safe

10g Shellac, Eco Wood Finish,Jewels Finish,Wood Restoration Finish,Shellac flakes,Natural Wood Finish Resin,Food-safe finish,Baby Safe

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