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

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Blog entry by Dan'um Style posted 10-20-2009 02:05 AM 988 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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buttonlac just to entertain myself

next is dark paste wax

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

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Tim Dahn

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#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.

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

Yes, talk about a disclaimer…

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Dan'um Style

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#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

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

Thanks Dan

-- Custom furniture

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#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.

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

Would a coffee filter work for straining?

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#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 -

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