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Rockhard™ TABLE TOP Urethane VARNISH • UPS Ground Only •
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Rockhard™ TABLE TOP Urethane VARNISH
(Gloss & Satin)

H. BEHLEN Rockhard™ Table Top Urethane Varnish
is the coating of choice when you want a hard finish
that will deliver maximum resistance to water, alcohol,
food stains, chemicals, detergents, and other damaging liquids.
Its toughness also makes 
Rockhard suitable for many other uses
like wooden chairs, benches, desks, dressers, chests of drawers,
vanities, bookcases, and many more.

REDUCER & for Cleaning Brushes or tools use Mineral Spirits.

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• B603-28806  -  Rockhard™ TABLE TOP VARNISH, Gloss, Qt. • UPS Only •  -  $26.95  -  Quantity   
• B603-28406  -  Rockhard™ TABLE TOP VARNISH, Satin, Qt. • UPS Only •  -  $26.95  -  Quantity   

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SALAD BOWL FINISH CLEAR • UPS Ground Only •
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SALAD BOWL FINISH Clear
Salad Bowl Finish

Behlen Salad Bowl Finish has been specially formulated to allow the following statement. "This product contains FDA regulated ingredients complying with
21 CFR 175.300." and therefore achieves a non-toxic, safe for food contact
(in its cured state) finish.

Behlen Salad Bowl Finish has the application ease of an oil finish (just use a clean white cloth) and the film building and sheen producing (up to a satin) qualities of a varnish. Wooden bowls, wooden utensils, butcher block counters
when finished with Salad Bowl Finish may be used in contact with foods.

Child safe for use on toys, recreational related objects (games, puzzles), and infant furniture.

(NOT intended for use on cutting boards or cutting blocks)

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• B603-00016  -  Salad Bowl Finish - Clear, Quart • UPS Only •  -  $26.95  -  Quantity   
• B603-00015  -  Salad Bowl Finish - Clear, Pint • UPS Only •  -  $15.95  -  Quantity   

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BEHLEN SPAR / YACHT, Restoration VARNISH, Qt. • UPS Only •
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SPAR / YACHT
‘WW Restoration Varnish
(Interior & Exterior)

SPAR YACHT VARNISH
This natural oil spar varnish, made from a clear drying resin,
is suitable for interior and exterior use.
Spar (Yacht) Varnish is not affected by salt water.
Behlen Restoration Varnish is tough, durable, elastic, waterproof,
and able to withstand weather and the wear of heavy foot traffic.

Sets dust free in 1 to 2 hours - dry in 4 hours .
Full Cure in 21-30 days  - depending on environmental conditions.

Contains natural UV inhibitor
s.

B603-22756  -  $26.95  -  Quantity   

WATERBORNE Rockhard™ Brushing Varnish
  New !
H. Behlen WATERBORNE Rockhard™ Brushing Varnish
is a high quality, non-yellowing acrylic / urethane top coat that
provides a beautiful finish that will enhance the beauty of wood projects.

Rockhard™ WATERBORNE Brushing Varnish is low odor, fast drying
and low VOC. It is easy to apply and has excellent leveling properties.
It is a high solids, self-sealing finish that provides faster build with
fewer coats for superior results. Available in Semi-Gloss, Satin, & Flatt sheens.

Rockhard™ WATERBORNE Brushing Varnish Highlights:
• Urethane / Acrylic blend
• Low odor
• Easy to use
• Can be applied with brush
• Dries quickly
• High solids
• Excellent leveling properties!

B603-21606 -- Semi-Gloss (Sealer & build coats)
B603-21406 -- Satin

B603-21206 -- Flatt

NOTE: Please Click Here For the Original   BEHLEN ROCKHARD TABLETOP VARNISH

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• B603-21606  -  Waterborne Rockhard Brushing Varnish - SEMI-GLOSS - Qt.  -  $26.00  -  Quantity   
• B603-21406  -  Waterborne Rockhard Brushing Varnish, SATIN - Qt.  -  $26.00  -  Quantity   
• B603-21206  -  Waterborne Rockhard Brushing Varnish, FLATT - Qt.  -  $26.00  -  Quantity   

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BEHLEN MASTER GEL FINISH
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BEHLEN MASTER GEL FINISH

A top coat for bare, dyed or stained wood.

•  Unique gel form
•  Easy-to-apply
•  No mess, no brush marks
•  Excellent as a wood turning finish.
Master-Gel is self-sealing (no sealer coat is required) and virtually colorless when dry.
Imparts a lustrous urethane finish to wood, protecting it against water and alcohol staining.
Master-Gel® Finish can be applied with a lint free cloth.
Dries overnight. 
Allow to dry 4 hours prior to re-coating.

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• B 550-30016  -  BEHLEN MASTER GEL FINISH, Quart • UPS Only •  -  $29.95  -  Quantity   
• B 550-30015  -  BEHLEN MASTER GEL FINISH, Pint (16 Oz) Bottle  -  $18.90  -  Quantity   

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WOODTURNER'S FINISH, Pint • UPS Only •
WOODTURNER'S FINISH Specially formulated for “On Lathe” application
Behlen Woodturner's Finish ends the problem of finishing a round wooden surface.
No more finish runs, unfinished, or under finished surfaces.
Behlen Turner's Finish is a ready to use, fast drying, padding finish, especially for lathe finishing of round wooden objects: spindles, lamp bases, pool cues, pens, etc
. 

• Fast drying finish for round wooden objects
• Use to create a wet look finish in seconds
• A ready to use shellac and resin based formula
• Develops a high sheen; rejuvenates most any cured finish

Clean-up: Denatured Alcohol
Shellac formulation - thin with BEHLEN Behkol Solvent

B611-08885  -  $23.90  -  Quantity   

QUALARENU™ Pint • UPS Only •
QUALARENU™... Amalgamator

A modern method of renovating an old cracked or alligatored finishes.
Works equally well on old varnish, lacquer, or shellac finishes.
May be brushed, sprayed, or padded on the old surface.
Eliminates the need for re-staining and/or re-filling with paste wood fillers.
Made ready for use on most surfaces.
For some work, it may be necessary to add a little
BEHLEN Behkol to assist in the amalgamation.

   
Note: Will not work on polyurethane, epoxy or polyester finishes.
     Will not eliminate veneer checks or damage to the wood.


B611-00055  -  $22.90  -  Quantity   
FRENCH LAC (Shellac French Polish)
FRENCH LAC

Behlen French Lac, is a Shellac based French Polish, packaged in a ready to use formula.

French Lac is a Light Amber French Padding Finish,
suitable for use on the lightest of finishes.

French Lac, French Polish has been job tested for years
by professional repair restorers, to develop a complete surface or to spot repair a finish.

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• B611-0066  -  FRENCH LAC, QUART • UPS Only •  -  $29.95  -  Quantity   
• B611-0065  -  FRENCH LAC, Pint • UPS Only •  -  $19.60  -  Quantity   

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QUALASOLE (French Polish)
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QUALASOLE
™ 
The modern “
French Polish"

Qualasole™ fortified Fench polish is an valuable product in the cabinet finishing department.
No oil is required for French polishing, padding, touching up, or renovating.

Apply Qualasole™ with a pad to raw wood or over any cured shellac, varnish, lacquer,

paint or enamel finish in the same manner as French polishing. A superior and durable finish is obtained in a fraction of the time as compared to the old method.
Behlen Qualasole™ affects speedy, permanent, new finishes and renovations that do not show press marks after handling or transportation. Qualasole™ accentuates the wood grain and natural markings and produces a beautiful appearance that improves with age.

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• B611-00016  -  Qualasole (French Polish) Quart • UPS Only •  -  $30.60  -  Quantity   
• B611-00015  -  Qualasole (French Polish) Pint • UPS Only •  -  $18.95  -  Quantity   

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FRENCH POLISHING CLOTH / TRACE CLOTH - 1/2 Lb
FRENCH POLISHING CLOTH - TRACE CLOTH
Clean, lint free, lightweight, soft textured, closely woven cloth prevents streaking.
Used for ‘French Polishing’ and hand application of padding finishes:
   • Behlen French Lac™ light amber French padding finish
   • Qualasole™ the modern “French Polish"
   • Qualarenu™ Amalgamator
   • Violin Varnish for musical instruments
   • Behlen Woodturner’s Finish™ for padding a finish on the lathe

     Also, an excellent cloth for polishing.
                          1/2 Pound (Reclosable Bag)

B901-108  -  $7.65  -  Quantity   

SealCoat Universal Sanding SEALER (Shellac) • UPS Ground Only •
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SealCoat Universal Sanding Sealer
SealCoat
offers the time-saving versatility of a
refined Dewaxed Shellac in a pre-mixed 2 lb. cut 100% wax-free formula.
It’s the perfect sanding sealer because it penetrates the surface, dries quickly,
gives a rich tone to wood surfaces and since it contains no waxes or stearates.
SealCoat is guaranteed to be compatible with oil-base polyurethanes,
acrylic finishes, lacquers, catalyzed finishes, and varnishes.

SealCoat™ won't raise the grain and dries quickly.

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• SCQ  -  SealCoat Universal Sanding SEALER, Qt. • UPS Only •  -  $23.90  -  Quantity   
• SCGal  -  SealCoat Sealer, Gal. • UPS Only •  -  $68.60 $62.00 - On SALE !  -  Quantity   

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VINYL CLEAR LACQUER SEALERS • UPS Ground Only •
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VINYL Clear LACQUER SEALER

Vinyl develops an excellent moisture resistant barrier for the wood substrate,
and provides a good tough base for all Behlen lacquer finishes.
Vinyl Sealer is offered in a ready to use formulation
that needs no further reduction or catalyst.

Note: Vinyl Sealer may be applied over raw wood or filled and stained substrates.


Also available for Aerosol application

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• B611-1706  -  VINYL CLEAR LACQUER SEALER, Qt. Can • UPS Only •  -  $17.00  -  Quantity   
• M612-8007  -  VINYL Clear LACQUER SEALER, 275 VOC, Gal. • UPS Only •  -  $48.00  -  Quantity   
• B102-8000  -  Aerosol - Vinyl Clear LACQUER SEALER • UPS Only •  -  $8.69  -  Quantity   

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Qualalacq LACQUER SANDING SEALER • UPS Only •
Qualalacq™ LACQUER Sanding SEALER
This Nitrocellulose sealer produces a smooth, hard, clear, seal coat as a foundation
for lacquer topcoats. Qualalacq™ Sanding Sealer is light in color and high in solids.

It boasts maximum adhesion, superior hold-out, and exceptional flow-out properties.
Qualalacq™ Sealer dries within forty-five minutes and may be used under any Behlen lacquer topcoat
except the acrylics and shellacs.
Use Qualalacq™ Thinner for reduction (Not Over 15% recommended).

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• B611-02006  -  Qualalacq LACQUER SANDING SEALER - Qt. • UPS Only •  -  $16.95  -  Quantity   
• B611-02007  -  Qualalacq LACQUER Sanding SEALER - Gal. • UPS Only •  -  $49.00  -  Quantity   

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Qualalacq GLOSS LACQUER • UPS Ground Only •

Qualalacq™ GLOSS LACQUER - 275 VOC compliant  (Alcohol Resistant)
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Behlen’s top of the line Clear Nitrocellulose lacquer is highly resistant
to the strongest of alcohols, water, moderate heat, and abrasion impact.
It is highly scratch resistant after a week's cure time.

Qualalacq™ Nitrocellulose based lacquer forms a hard film designed
to take punishment that would normally ruin other lacquers.

It may be used on tabletops and other applications that require a tough finish.
For the best results Qualalacq™ Sanding Sealer and Qualalacq™ Thinner are recommended for use with Qualalacq™ Lacquers.
   Apply in light, even coats of no more than 3-4 wet mils.
   Clear WW Lacquers are 275 VOC compliant.
              
Solids % (wt): 20.14  -- Sheen, Gloss: > 80


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• B611-100E6  -  Qualalacq GLOSS LACQUER - Qt. • UPS Only •  -  $18.00  -  Quantity   
• B611-100E7  -  Qualalacq GLOSS LACQUER - Gallon • UPS Only •  -  $54.00  -  Quantity   

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Qualalacq SATIN LACQUER • UPS Only •
Qualalacq SATIN LACQUER
The Qualalacq™ Sanding Sealer and Qualalacq™ Thinner are recommended
for use in conjunction with Qualalacq™ Lacquers for the best results.

Apply in light, even coats of no more than 3-4 wet mils.
Solids % (wt): 20.14 --- Clear WW Lacquers are 275 VOC compliant.
Sheen, Satin: 40

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• B611-07556  -  Qualalacq SATIN LACQUER - Qt. • UPS Only •  -  $18.00  -  Quantity   
• M612-25407  -  Qualalacq SATIN LACQUER, B611-07557 Gallon • UPS Only •  -  $54.90  -  Quantity   

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Qualalacq Lacquer Reducer / THINNER • UPS Only •
Qualalacq™ Lacquer REDUCER  (Lacquer Thinner)

A special blend of solvents formulated for thinning nitrocellulose lacquers.

Use to thin:
• Qualalacq™ Sanding Sealer
• Vinyl Sealer
• Qualalacq™ Lacquers
• Stringed Instrument Lacquer.

Thinner improves flow of lacquers and adjusts viscosity for the spray equipment used.

(Avoid using more than 15 % by volume of the lacquer)

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• B611-06316  -  Qualalacq Lacquer Reducer / Thinner, Qt. • UPS Only •  -  $16.95  -  Quantity   
• B611-06317  -  Qualalacq Lacquer Reducer / Thinner Gal. • UPS Only •  -  $36.90  -  Quantity   

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Qualalacq Lacquer RETARDER - Qt. • UPS Only •
Qualalacq™ LACQUER RETARDER (Prevents Lacquer Blushing)

A balanced blend of special solvents that is added to lacquer
to help prevent blushing, (the white fog look)
which results from moisture retention in the lacquer finish.

When relative humidity is 50% or higher, Retarder should be added to lacquer.


Any amount added, should be deducted from the thinner ratio.
(DO NOT Over Use)  --  

 (NOT for use with Shellac)

Quart

B610-01336  -  $19.95  -  Quantity   

LACQUER FLATTENER (Sheen Adjuster) - Qt. • UPS Only •
FLATTENER (Reduces the Sheen of a Lacquer Finish)
Lacquer Flattner

Use Behlen flatting agent additive to reduce the sheen of lacquer finishes.

• One quart of Gloss lacquer requires 4 ounces of Flattener to convert it to a Flatt finish.
• For a Satin Sheen, add only 2 ounces of Flattener to each quart of Gloss lacquer.
    
   
Use a flatted finish as a Top-Coat ONLY to maintain finish clarity.
        Build the finish with gloss lacquer after a coat of sanding sealer.

B610-01006  -  $20.95  -  Quantity   

CRACKLE LACQUER (Clear) • UPS Ground Only •
CRACKLE LACQUER - CLEAR
Behlen Crackle Lacquer allows for the creation of a cracked, crazed, or antique looking finish.
A wet coat of Crackle Lacquer is sprayed over a dried nitrocellulose colored base coat.
The base color shows through when the crackle layer cracks.
Crackle is offered in a ready to spray clear consistency,
which can be colored with lacquer colorants to create dynamic results.

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• B611-1257  -  CRACKLE LACQUER (CLEAR) Gallon • UPS Only •  -  $59.00  -  Quantity   
• B611-1256  -  CRACKLE LACQUER (Clear) Quart • UPS Only •  -  $20.00  -  Quantity   

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Lacquer FISHEYE FLOWOUT (Fisheye Eliminator)
Fisheye Flow Out (Eliminates Fisheye Craters)
Fsheye Fowout

This special additive is used to assist in the prevention of fisheyes
(small craters formed in the lacquer film) due to the presence of silicone
or lubrication oil contamination.


Just add a few drops to lacquer and fisheye craters are eliminated.

      Packaged in a handy ONE Ounce eye dropper bottle
.
      3 drops per quart, AVOID over use.


B617-0001  -  $13.65  -  Quantity   

GUITAR FINISHING - Behlen DVD
GUITAR FINISHING DVD
GUITAR FINISHING gives very specific instructions for guitar finishing with aerosols.
It shows the necessary steps for a toned finish, a sunburst effect, and a clear finish using Behlen Vinyl Sealer, Stringed Instrument Lacquer, Starcast Amber Guitar Toner,
and Encore Brown Guitar Toner aerosols.
View the DVD and then come back for the necessary products for your instrument.


This DVD is included in the Guitar Finishing Kit B881-2000.

The kit includes the products needed to apply the finish shown on the DVD.


B900-0050  -  $10.00  -  Quantity   
GUITAR FINISHING KIT • UPS Only • GUITAR FINISHING KIT • UPS Only •
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GUITAR FINISHING KIT

Kit Contents:
Qty. - Product # - Description
2 - B102-8000 Vinyl Sealer Aerosol
1 - B104-120Guitar Toner Aerosol – Encore Brown
1 - B104-1202 Guitar Toner Aerosol – Starcast Amber
5 - B104-1406 Stringed Instrument Lacquer Aerosol
1 - B710-0001 Fingerboard Oil
1 - B730-01165 Finish-Rub
1 - B730-1205 Deluxing Compound
1 - B730-1365 Wool-Lube
1 - B730-2005 Buffers Polish #5
1 - M904-1001S Cloth - 4 sheets
1 - M906-1306S Sandpaper 9X11 Garnet P150A
1 - M906-1010S Sandpaper 9X11 Silicon Carbide Stearate P320B
3 - M906-1104S Sandpaper 9X11 Silicon Carbide Waterproof PS11 P800A
3 - M906-1106S Sandpaper 9X11 Silicon Carbide Waterproof PS11 P1000A
3 - M906-1108S Sandpaper 9X11 Silicon Carbide Waterproof PS11 P1200A
3 - M906-1110S Sandpaper 9X11 Silicon Carbide Waterproof PS11 P1500A
3 - M906-1112S Sandpaper 9X11 Silicon Carbide Waterproof PS11 PS2000A
1 - M960-1004 Rubbing Pads
1 - Tack Cloth
2 - DVD's - Behlen Guitar Finishing - & - Wood Finishing & Finish Repair
Create a professional finish with Behlen’s Guitar Finishing kit.
Using step-by-step instructions the luthier can apply a quality professional finish.
• • • Comes with DVD & Printed Instructions. View or Print Instruction Sheet
B881-2000  -  $139.90 $129.00 - On SALE ! Quantity   
STRINGED INSTRUMENT LACQUERS • UPS Ground Only •
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STRINGED INSTRUMENT Lacquer
Stringed Instrument Lacquer
is a high quality nitrocellulose lacquer specifically designed
for wooden stringed instruments. Formulated to allow high build.
Stringed Instrument Lacquer allows for the special expansion
and contraction that occurs due to the unique construction of stringed instruments.

NOTE: Stringed Instrument Lacquer must be applied over Behlen Vinyl Sealer
in order to assure its unique film building and special finish characteristics.

Also available for Aerosol Application

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• M610-1406  -  STRINGED Instrument Lacquer, B611-1406 Qt • UPS Only •  -  $20.90  -  Quantity   
• B611-1407  -  STRINGED Instrument Lacquer, M610-1407 Gal. Pail • UPS Only •  -  $58.00  -  Quantity   
• B104-1406  -  Aerosol - STRINGED Instrument Lacquer, Gloss • UPS Only •  -  $12.19  -  Quantity   

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FINGERBOARD Oil - 4 Oz. Bottle
FINGERBOARD OIL

Behlen Fingerboard Oil is ideal for preserving the feel and appearance of woods such as|
rosewood, ebony and similar woods used on stringed instrument fingerboards.

Use when building new instruments or to revitalize scuffed, dry, or worn fingerboards.

Penetrates unfinished wood and dries hard.
Does not become tacky when exposed to heat.

As the original application wears, it can easily be repaired with additional applications of the oil.
  
4 Oz.

B710-0001  -  $6.95  -  Quantity   
VIOLIN VARNISH - Pint Bottle • UPS Only •
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VIOLIN VARNISH
- Spirit (alcohol) Based


A balanced blend of pure Super Blonde & Orange shellac flakes,
gum mastic, and gum sandarac.
Produces a tough, hard, elastic, water resistant film.
Highly recommended for musical instruments.
Superior to any imported spirit varnish.

Use Behkol Solvent for thinning and cleanup.


B603-09055  -  $32.95  -  Quantity   
NAPHTHA Solvent / Thinner - Qt. • UPS Only •
NAPHTHA --- Solvent & Thinner
aka: Varnish Makers and Painters Naphtha (VMP Naphtha)


N
aphtha is used to thin the viscosity and improve brushing
of solvent / oil based varnishes, paints, enamels and for
general cleaning of these solvent based finishes.
Naphtha can replace paint thinner and will help accelerate drying time
of oil based paints, enamels and varnishes.

Note: Do Not use with lacquers, shellac or latex paint.


Naphtha is an excellent cleaner for very grimy wood finishes.


B650-0056  -  $10.90  -  Quantity   

BEHKOL - DENATURED ALCOHOL
BEHKOL DENATURED ALCOHOL Shellac Solvent
BEHKOL DENATURED ALCOHOL



H. BEHLEN BEHKOL, a Denatured Alcohol Blend,
is formulated specifically to dissolve shellac flakes

and dilute or 'cut' liquid Shellacs. See the Pound Cut Mixing Chart

BEHKOL will make a shellac that has a little more open or 'working time',
a good solvent choice when brushing larger areas such as woodwork.

Also used to dissolve Behlen Aniline Dyes when mixing as an Alcohol Dye.

  SAVE $6.00 by the case of 6 = $10.65 per Qt.

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• B650-2816  -  BEHKOL Denatured Alcohol - 1 Qt. • UPS Only •  -  $11.65  -  Quantity   
• B650-2816.6  -  BEHKOL Case/6 Qt. Denatured Alcohol • UPS Only •  -  $63.90  -  Quantity   

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