Does acetone dissolve shellac?

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Forum topic by Loren posted 11-25-2013 06:45 PM 1384 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-25-2013 06:45 PM

Does acetone dissolve shellac?

Not as a substitute for alcohol, I mean in as far as damaging shellac finishes.

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#1 posted 11-25-2013 07:06 PM

Yes, Acetone is a powerful solvent and dissolve just about anything. Be very careful around shellac finishes.

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#2 posted 11-25-2013 08:26 PM

Acetone also attacks your liver , keep it off of your skin!

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#3 posted 11-25-2013 10:13 PM

Isopropanol AKA iosopropal ahcohol will also with less human dangerous effects. BUT DON”T USE EITHER AROUND FLAMES OR SPARKS

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