Set of Haunted Forest Tiles waiting for the frame #7: lacquer and seedlac ............... and buttonlac just for show

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Dan'um Style posted 10-20-2009 02:05 AM 977 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: chamfer'd & sanded ... golden oak dye and oil stain'd Part 7 of Set of Haunted Forest Tiles waiting for the frame series Part 8: walnut boxframe ... »

buttonlac just to entertain myself

next is dark paste wax

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

7 comments so far

View Tim Dahn's profile

Tim Dahn

1511 posts in 2985 days

#1 posted 10-20-2009 02:21 AM

That Seedlac label is a hoot, we don’t want any “bug parts” in the shellac! Looking good Dan.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

View mtkate's profile


2049 posts in 2745 days

#2 posted 10-20-2009 02:54 AM

Yes, talk about a disclaimer…

View Dan'um Style's profile

Dan'um Style

14167 posts in 3403 days

#3 posted 10-20-2009 03:24 AM

seedlac must be filtered. unusable otherwise. The center jar is unscreened and the little jar has been filtered twice in cheese cloth.
buttonlac is the next step up from seedlac

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

View a1Jim's profile


115172 posts in 2997 days

#4 posted 10-20-2009 03:41 AM

Thanks Dan

-- Custom furniture

View davidroberts's profile


1025 posts in 2906 days

#5 posted 10-20-2009 05:56 AM

i like to use paddy wack lac. it gives the wood a whimsical look ;>)

but seriously, thanks for sharing your experience with shellac. I use it in all my projects.

-- Better woodworking through old hand tools.

View Todd A. Clippinger's profile

Todd A. Clippinger

8901 posts in 3519 days

#6 posted 10-20-2009 07:24 AM

Would a coffee filter work for straining?

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

View jockmike2's profile


10635 posts in 3666 days

#7 posted 10-20-2009 02:15 PM

You really have a vast knowledge of lacs. I love your avatar, the mad scientist.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics