|Forum topic by ChuckV||posted 08-28-2010 03:46 AM||1758 views||0 times favorited||5 replies|
08-28-2010 03:46 AM
Last winter I made this pine pie safe. i finished it with a mix of amber and clear shellac. I used three parts amber to two parts clear.
This summer, I made another pie safe using the same pile of excess shiplap siding from when we had our barn resided. I mixed the shellac in the same proportions. But, this time, it is more of a brown color and less orange. That is fine, but I am wondering what could have caused the difference. I used the same container of amber shellac. The only difference is that I used a new container of clear shellac. Could it be some difference in the clear shellac that caused the difference in the tint of the mixture? That seems strange.
I took some pictures, but they do not really show the difference very well.
Here is the first one:
Here is the second one:
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